Chris Zempel

Chris Zempel's Blog

Once upon a time, I was studying to become a journalist or PR person but realized being able to write isn't useful if I have nothing worth saying. I decided I'd rather write software than other kinds of words and began re-tooling. I really enjoyed the challenge of breaking the world down into pieces our robot friends can help us with. At some point along the way, I graduated from an individual contributor to a technical manager.

My favorite time of week are saturday mornings when I get to I wake up early, post up at a coffee shop (pastries shouldn't be so satisfying, it's not fair), and dig into whatever technical problems meet my fancy. Recently, I've been learning Rust.

I think...

These days I'm working at Maritz on an incentives engine. Opinions expressed on this site are my own.

Recent Essays

  1. On Making More Expressive Frameworks anecdote
  2. Segmenting Software Development Work by Demand anecdote
  3. Solving the Wizard Problem guide

More posts can be found in the archive.