I was born in the former Soviet Union in the early 80s. When I was 16, my family immigrated to Israel. A year or so later, my mother won a Green-card. We moved to San Francisco in June of 2001, 2 months before 9/11. Six months after 9/11, I enlisted in the United States Marine […]
Archives for January 2017
Emotionally Surviving as a Writer in the Age of Social Media
I am by no means a professional writer, but I like to write. I feel like I have something meaningful to say and writing it down is my preferred means of expression. Writing, to me, is simply thinking through my fingers.Isaac Asimov Of course, as most writers, I hope that somebody would read what I […]
Are Software Engineers more likely to have boys?
For a while now I had a theory that Software Engineers are more likely to have more boys than girls. I know it sounds like a stupid idea, but I had some strong anecdotal evidence to suggest that I might be onto something. Anecdotal Evidence Here is the list of past 3 companies where I […]
AMP Toolbar Is Now Scrollable on Mobile Safari
3 Month ago I wrote how you may be loosing your mobile traffic to Google AMP pages, that got some attention. AMP stands for Accelerate Mobile Pages – and it’s a roughly year old project from Google that aims to optimize mobile browsing experience by providing a free cache/CDN layer, as well as a subset […]