Brandon Konkle
Brandon Konkle

GraphQL/Node/React engineer, TypeScript nerd, Postgres fan, Linux enthusiast, supporter of social justice, loving husband and father, avid comic reader.

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Opinion

My latest opinion posts, sharing my perspective on work style, methodology, best practices, and everything else not directly related to code.

The Higher Education Bubble

Time Magazine recently reported on a study showing that 85% of college graduates are now moving back home.  They are now saddled with crushing student loan debt, and they’re unable to find the work they were led to believe would be abundant once they graduated. Many of those who are actually ab…

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4 Day Work Week

Since I began working with Lincoln Loop, I’ve been absolutely loving the flexibility.  What has surprised me, though, is how hard it has been to consistently put in 40 hours a week.  There were several weeks when it was even difficult for me to get to 32 hours, which is my absolute minimum.  I decid…

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User Agreements == Oppression

Over a year ago now, Sony removed the “Other OS" feature from the Playstation. This was something they advertised as a feature, and was a big part of my decision to switch to Playstation. I’d like to be able to install Linux and awesome software like Boxee and use the Playstation as a media center.…

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