Josh Beckman
Writing software systems and photographing plants

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Jan
23
Desk, January 23, 2022

Desk, January 23, 2022

You can see the mouse is back on the table. I have been living in Google Docs at work and
Dec
09
Desk, December 9, 2021

Desk, December 9, 2021

Marybeth is out of town and Bant needs more attention from me. To quiet her down, I made a little
Nov
30
Desk, November 30, 2021

Desk, November 30, 2021

I wanted a bit more green on my desk, so I built a terrarium. I had seen this hand-blown glass
Sep
08
Desk, September 8, 2021

Desk, September 8, 2021

Jun
28
Desk, June 28, 2021

Desk, June 28, 2021

I just received a new keyboard - the Leopold FC660C with Topre switches. Still using the LED grow light for
Apr
02
Desk, April 2, 2021

Desk, April 2, 2021

I got a new desk surface. I finally have a proper standing desk - with a manual lift crank, no
Feb
24
Desk, February 24, 2021

Desk, February 24, 2021

Bant was bugging me for attention, so I put her up on top of my cabinet desk. And now she's
Dec
16
Ergodox Moonlander Week 3

Ergodox Moonlander Week 3

I would not have purchased this machine with my own money. No one needs this nice of a keyboard. But
4 min read
Dec
11
An Autumn with Out of Office Hours

An Autumn with Out of Office Hours

Reflecting on what went well and what to improve after a season of mentoring brand new software engineers.
3 min read
Dec
06

After Reading: Domain Driven Design, Quickly

I read this on recommendation from other people at Shopify. The concepts were good, and I highlighted several sentences, but