Motivation Pair programming is pretty common around Square, and I’ve had the fortunate experience of pairing with my manager, Xavier. Now, if (you have a Mac and) you’ve ever had to type in a different language, you know that there is a flag in the top right corner that signifies...

Good Morning Having gone to bed early, David and I get up with no problem and head on down towards Market Street around 8:15AM. Google Maps informs us that our BART (Bay Area Rapid Transit) train will arrive at 8:29AM and will whisk us over to Akeem’s place where we’ll...

An Eventful Pre-Event It’s best to be at the airport two hours before the plane takes off. I learned through first hand experience that this is four times as much time as you really need. Also, it’s best to make sure that you’re going to the right airport.