Radio Show - Mar 5 2018

Really happy to be back with Janice and Cory on the afternoon show today. We talked about how companies like Apple and Amazon are opening up health clinics on their campuses and what the implications are for tech workers and technology in general. Then I got the pleasure of spending some time highlighting the amazing partnership between Kids Code Jeunesse and Lighthouse Labs for the cross-country effort to bring training to Canada's teachers regarding computational...

JS Wickedness

We are all familiar with the famous WAT talk (and if you're not, go watch that now), in which Gary Bernhardt pointed out both his mastery of memes and some of the unique ways in which JavaScript handles data. There are a few other bits of JS "creativity" that are worth pointing out for those that don't know them. They aren't puzzling the way the WAT talk is, instead they are testaments of how awesome...

Radio Show - January 17

Today I had the pleasure of speaking with Jody Vance about the Bitcoin crash that occurred on January 16, 2018. We discussed why it happened, what Bitcoin even is in the first place, and then I got to humbly talk about a few other things about myself. Check out the interview here on Roundhouse Radio. If you have any comments or questions about this post, please feel free to shoot me an e-mail at don...

Radio Show - Nov 24

Here's the latest conversation on Roundhouse Radio. Today's conversation was about Net Neutrality and the danger of the FCC in the United States reversing the Obama Administration's policies preserving the integrity of this critical piece of the internet. Listen here If you have any comments or questions about this post, please feel free to shoot me an e-mail at don (at) donburks (dot) com. I would love to hear from you and continue the conversation....

JSConfBP Presentation

I had the privilege of speaking at JSConfBP in Budapest, Hungary on the topic of how a composer builds a piece of music being similar to how a developer builds an application. Here are the slides from that talk: Slides. If you have any comments or questions about this post, please feel free to shoot me an e-mail at don (at) donburks (dot) com. I would love to hear from you and continue the conversation....