Talks and Presentations

March 2019, Fennel Conf Portland, OR — Interactive Development in 80kb of RAM
A talk covering the use of Fennel on cheap nodemcu microcontrollers.
June 2018, South Sound Developer Group, Olympia, WA — Tales from a Game Jam
A review of the creation of EXO_encounter 667 and competing in the the Lisp Game Jam with Fennel.
November 2012, Clojure Conj Raleigh, NC — The Continuing Adventures of Leiningen
A presentation given at Clojure Conj 2012 under the influence of a severe flu about the development and features of Leiningen 2.
March 2012, Clojure/West San Jose, CA — Swarm Coding
A presentation given on running group-coding user group sessions geared towards exploration and learning.
September 2011, Strange Loop, St. Louis, MO — Getting Cozy with Emacs
A workshop on getting the most out of your Emacs customizations.
November 2010, Clojure Conj, Raleigh, NC — Making Leiningen work for You
A presentation at the first Clojure Conj on Leiningen, the project automation tool.
April 2009 — PeepCode: Functional Programming with Clojure
A screencast teaching functional programming with the Clojure programming language. The first published commercial documentation released for the language. I wrote the script, but Geoffrey Grosenbach did the visuals and narration. Watched by thousands of developers.
December 2008 — PeepCode: Meet Emacs
An hour-long screencast tutorial introducing the GNU Emacs editor. Again, I wrote the script. Watched by thousands of developers. Now distributed by PluralSight.
November 2007, RubyConf, Charlotte, NC — Tightening the Feedback Loop [video]
A presentation given on measuring and improving programming habits.