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New station, new time for my DJ tunes

on Fri, 03/26/2021 - 18:28

Well, this post is a little long in coming. I switched from Sundays to Fridays 4 years ago, and didn't update this site! I've also (just) changed radio stations.

Nevertheless, the CURRENT place you can listen to me play is at Balearic FM, Fridays, 3-5pm EDT.

You can also always find all my past sets at Mixcloud and Soundcloud.


Reflections on Acquia following investment by Vista Equity Partners

on Tue, 09/24/2019 - 20:48

Today Acquia, the company I co-founded in 2007 with Dries Buytaert announced that a majority investment in the company had been acquired by Vista Equity Partners. This is a dramatic next step for the company and team, and I could not be more pleased.

I have always wanted to build a cornerstone company: one that would last long-term, become substantial, and well serve its customers, employees, partners and investors for decades. Acquia has become that company, and I am very, very proud to have been part of that journey.

As the company prepares for the next stage of growth with Vista as

Book Review: Same Same

on Fri, 03/01/2019 - 14:52

Full disclosure: I was provided a free copy of this book from Netgalley in exchange for an honest review, which I believe I'm providing.

I can barely think of a way to write a review about this book without revealing a massive spoiler. But ahead I plow.

This book takes deeply into the story of Percy, who undertakes a special project in a special place. He is surrounded by a collection of people that provide a background onto which Percy's live to be unfolded, and so for the duration of the book, we occupy Percy's mind as he attempts to complete his work in this background. 

This is a complete