Watch my dev2ops video about Wealthfront’s engineering

April 14, 2011

Damon Edwards was kind enough to post his video of me giving my talk about Wealthfront at the dev2ops meetup at Enjoy!

Slides for my DevOps Talk at

April 07, 2011

Tuesday night I gave a talk at for the DevOps crowd. It was a lot of fun and folks seemed to enjoy it. Mostly it was about being a lean startup and the code we’ve written to stay lean. I’ve uploaded my slides to Slideshare if you’re interested: Scaling(?) at Wealthfront View more presentations… Read more

Quantifying Investing Skill: The Information Ratio

January 26, 2011

Quick, which manager is better? Manager A who consistently beats her benchmark by a full percentage point, or Manager B who sometimes beats the benchmark by as much as five percent, but who also can underperform the same benchmark by that same five percent? It’s not an easy question to answer. The difficulty lies in… Read more

Don’t block our alleyway! But if you do…

January 12, 2011

Marty McFly: Doc, we better back up. We don’t have enough road to get up to 88. Dr. Emmett Brown: Roads? Where we’re going, we don’t need roads.

Business up front, party in the back

January 06, 2011

At Wealthfront the engineers wear many hats.

Using Monadic Rainbow Tables for Eventually Consistent Higher-Order Types

December 14, 2010

Just kidding. David made us Gin Fizz’s and Whiskey Sours at last night’s poker game. Delicious.