I am a traveler and polymath interested in health, finance, travel, and software working in Denver, Colorado. I build and write things that help people live better lives.
I build health, finance, and travel related web and mobile applications, including RationalCook and StreetBuff, as a full-stack Ruby developer. I also contribute to a number of open source projects in the financial and healthcare industries.
I give to GiveDirectly and support political organizations advancing new ideas like income tax reform and basic income.
is a meal planning application that helps individuals measure and optimize their nutrition; companies generate revenue and data from their diet plans; and doctors better address nutrition-related illnesses by tracking patient nutrition.
helps connect travelers with locals willing to help answer questions and make recommendations. We eventually hope to expand our app into an API that empowers developers to create similar applications across many different verticals.
11 Jun 2015
On Eating Patterns
Thoughts on optimizing nutrition for health and longevity.
10 Jun 2016
How to Cache API Calls in Rails
Learn why and how to cache simple API calls in Ruby on Rails using built-in methods.
22 Sep 2015
Announcing Huckleberry for Easy Access to Nutrition Data
A curated version of the USDA's database for Rails-based apps.
26 Aug 2015
What's Really Happening with the Market
A look beyond the disinformation at the real story behind this week's move.
20 Aug 2015
Testing Authentication in a Rails API Using Rspec
Different considerations when testing user authentication in Rails APIs.
11 Aug 2015
Why Bootstrapped Companies Should Have a Pitch Deck
Investor pitch decks are great for helping entrepreneurs refine ideas.
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