Jan 11, 2018   |   J.S. Warnick

Cloud engineer and Elite winner stays moving to stay relevant

For some species of sharks, constant motion equals oxygen. It’s move, move, move, or sink. Murtaza Jafferji, a software engineer at Microsoft, has adopted a similar philosophy for his career in technology. Jafferji is restless and energetic; curious and constantly thinking ahead. He’s on a cloud infrastructure and operations team, and if everyone is using...

Jun 19, 2017   |   J.S. Warnick

Tasting notes on 30 years of eating dogfood

Once, when I was five, curiosity got the better of me and I grabbed a few kibbles of dogfood from the bowl marked “Jasper” on our kitchen floor and shoved it in my mouth. While I was a bit young to provide detailed tasting notes, I remember it being dry, mealy, and uncomfortably beefy. If...