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Allen Pike, pixel crafter

Allen Pike writes about making nice software, building teams, and other tricky things.

  • By Allen Pike
  • Based in Canada
  • Roughly one post per month
  • First post on

Posts per month

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Posts per month
Month starting Posts
Aug 2023 1
Sep 2023 1
Oct 2023 1
Nov 2023 1
Dec 2023 0

Any gaps could be due to errors when fetching the blog’s feed.

Most recent posts

You Should Have a Research Question
Humans are naturally curious. We wonder about things. Seek answers. Read an unreasonable number of Wikipedia articles about the Roman Empire for no reason. Well, not for no reason. Our minds are wired to learn. …
On , by Allen Pike, 1,109 words
Build a Deck of Heroes
It helps to have heroes. Heroes are people whose stories inspire us. Steve Wozniak, in my mind, used curiosity and audacity to rewrite the rules of what technology can do. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez pursues truth and …
On , by Allen Pike, 751 words
The Curse of Dialup World
A long time ago – at the turn of the century, as kids would call it now – my first job was at a dialup internet service provider. Officially, I was hired to be a …
On , by Allen Pike, 1,600 words