I'm originally from Baltimore, Maryland, and now live in White Plains, New York with my amazing wife Elina and daughter Lielle.
Professionally, Iâ€™m a software designer and developer currently working at Park Assist.
Some of my other interests are feminism, driving, hiking, cycling, travel, the future, Judaism, Israel, science fiction, video games, gadgets, and science.
- The Anti-Poverty Experiment That Could Fix Americaâ€™s Broken Welfare SystemIt feels strange to say this, but thereâ€™s a welfare-policy idea that is very in vogue. That idea is just giving everybody enough money to live on, rich or poor,â€¦
- Why Apache Beam? A Google Perspective | Google Cloud Big Data and Machine Learning Blog- Posted by Tyler Akidau, Staff Software Engineer & Apache Beam PPMC When we made the decision (in partnership with data Artisans, Cloudera, Talend, and a fewâ€¦
- Designing Inward â€¢ Cap WatkinsMay 3, 2016 Designing Inward A little over a year into my job at Etsy, we had made a lot of changes to the design team and how we operated. Weâ€™d hired a bunchâ€¦
- Iteration (and Compromise)A year ago I was just starting out with design. I did a few projects, skimmed over dribbble, and read design articles. Often, these articles would explain howâ€¦
- Study identifies compound that reverses symptoms of Alzheimer's, Parkinson's - ScienmagA promising development in the search for treatment for Alzheimerâ€™s disease:
- Avi Flax joins Park Assist as a Principal Software Architect - Park AssistRT @ParkAssist: Avi Flax joins Park Assist as a Principal Software Architect! Welcome Avi!
- TwitterRT @ParkAssist: Avi Flax joins Park Assist as a Principal Software Architect! Welcome Avi!
- Arachne Technical OverviewA high-level introduction to the technical elements of Arachne, an upcoming rapid web development framework for Clojure. http://arachne-framework.orgâ€¦
- How a Digital Guy Fell in Love with a Vintage Stereo Receiver â€” CuepointHow a Digital Guy Fell in Love with a Vintage Stereo Receiver To enjoy music like an audiophile, light up your living room with 1970s hardware My Sansui 9090 Iâ€™â€¦
- Who Will Debunk The Debunkers?I n 2012, network scientist and data theorist Samuel Arbesman published a disturbing thesis: What we think of as established knowledge decays over time.â€¦