What a completely crazy year 2020 has been. Not just crazy, but also deeply challenging and painful for many people. On an individual human and family level the answer to what we need now is fairly easy: especially those that have lost loved ones, suffered medically, lost employment, had to work at home in difficult … Continue reading Bye Bye 2020 and Thanks for all the Lessons!
"Quarantine", "Social Distancing", "Sheltering in Place" and states of emergency are rapidly becoming part of daily experience. I'm currently in Spain is one of the countries which is a little "ahead of the curve" in terms of virus spread and emergency measures restricting movement. The state of emergency in Spain started last weekend and restricts … Continue reading A Few Tips for Surviving Coronavirus Lockdown
May 2020 be Healthy, Happy and Fantastic all around for you! Looking back at 2019 it's been a pretty transformational year for me: lots of small things from health to focus to the positive, and some negatives as well. Despite the challenges, I'm truly grateful for some of the great things that have happened and … Continue reading Happy New Year!
I don’t typically I’ve too many API talks anymore since my current role keeps me busy on a range of other topics and technologies. It’s still a subject close to my heart though, so after the organizers of APIDays Barcelona managed to twist my arm to speak it was nice to talk about APIs again! … Continue reading The End of the Beginning of (Your) APIs
A few months ago SFO's plastic water bottle ban went into force. Until this week, with two layovers at SFO, I didn't think about it too much. Moving from single-use bottles to refillable bottles is obviously a good thing but for me, it had an ironic outcome. I generally try to drink water instead of … Continue reading Unintended Consequences and Sparkling Water
As you probably know, this year we made a deliberate change in conferences and events: transitioning the venerable APIStrat Conference into the API Specifications Conference. The new conference is now quickly coming up! 15-17th October, Vancouver CanadaGet your tickets here: registrationI covered the main reasons for the change in a previous post, and we've had … Continue reading Deep Diving into API Specifications: see you at ASC in Vancouver!
If you're in Barcelona, a small escape rewards you with some great views...