Paradiso


Aerobatic pilot, software architect, explorer, and researcher focused on all things distributed.


  1. Pitts Checkout!

    Yesterday was the day! I've been flying with Bill for what is likely a few months, but the quest towards becoming a fully fledged aerobatic pilot took a leap forward when I finally earned his sign-off for... tailwheel endorsement, high performance endorsement, and, finally, the coveted Pitts solo checkout. I've…

    on flying, aerobatics, tailwheel, pitts

  2. Flying - Who knew...

    I get a lot of... Why did you start flying? What made you want to become a pilot? Isn't flying [ expensive | dangerous | frightening | etc. ]? ...and I've answered them so many times and in so many different ways with colleagues, friends, and family I wanted to take a moment and really…

    on flying, aerobatics, why fly, GoPro Moment

  3. Why use Clojure?

    I've seen a few posts now regarding why people should start using Clojure, but until recent events, I couldn't exactly place why I thought Clojure should be used over 'X' language. Now, after becoming a daily user of Clojure, I think I can make a good case for it. The…

    on Clojure, Marginalia, Leiningen, Light Table, Midje, clojure, marginalia, leiningen, light table, midje

  4. Welcome to Paradiso!

    This is my first post, and using the new Ghost blogging engine, so I want to quickly place a few items up here to get everyone acquainted. What is Paradiso? Paradiso is my attempt to document any and all crazy relevant thoughts I have. Is it for the rest of…

    on Intro, intro