I am the Chief Custodial Technician at Rent Application, a former options trader & passionate QBASIC developer. I like country music, bourbon, Words With Friends, ice cream, Crossfit, Louis CK, and Zooey Deschanel.

Sunk Costs & Making Decisions

I work in a small company.  I have worked for bigger companies. Decision making processes at our small company often seem very different from decision making in larger organizations. A colleague recently asked me: How difficult it is to change now that [someone] has done so much work? I’d love to [change feature X] but … Continued

Unsupported extension: LambdaCase (Haskell, Cabal)

If you landed here, you are probably new to Haskell and somehow ran into this error message while installing something using cabal: “Unsupported extension: LambdaCase” You’re probably using a version of Haskell that’s too old (like whatever came on your default *nix installation). LambdaCase was added in 7.6.1. It is a purely syntactic extension. You … Continued

Which Problems To Solve First In Real Estate Tech

In response to a previous post I wrote about why real estate is an attractive industry for tech founders, Phil Lang of Suitey responded with why real estate tech is actually not that great a choice (HN comments). This is the response I wrote, which was too long for HN. Generally: Clumping “real estate” as a … Continued