Availability: Designing for failure

What does it mean to design for failure and why is it important?

March 21, 2016 |

Culture of Trust (DRAFT)

In which I ponder what it takes to build a culture of trust within an organization.

February 13, 2016 |

Does It Make You A Better Person?

In which I ponder what, if anything, can make you a better person.

September 3, 2014 |

The One-Question Job Interview

Do you know how to find the best candidate for the job?

July 3, 2014 |

Drill Press Cabinet

I needed a space for my beer fridge, so I designed and built a base for my drill press that incorporated the fridge. Cheers!

October 10, 2013 |

SketchUp Models

A list of my commonly used SketchUp elements and components.

October 5, 2013 |

Woodworking Bench

In which I document the design and my progress building the ultimate woodworking bench/table.

September 26, 2013 |

Plywood Drawers

A worksheet for calculating part sizes for a drawer.

September 23, 2013 |

Emergency Supplies

A worksheet for calculating the amounts of emergency supplies for a family of a given size.

September 18, 2013 |

Why I switched from MacPorts to Homebrew

Somebody asked me to enumerate the reasons I switched from MacPorts to Homebrew.

July 11, 2013 |

Meaninfgul Life

A reminder to myself to live a meaningful life.

April 12, 2013 |

Home Automation Projects

A list of my Home Automation projects.

March 6, 2013 |

Key Git Concepts

Understanding a few key concepts will help you make sense of how Git works and how to use it effectively.

January 10, 2013 |

Rock Climbing Lessons

There are many lessons to be learned from rock climbing.

November 5, 2012 |

Markdown + Pandoc Workflow

A description of my highly nerdy writing tools and the workflow.

October 26, 2012 |

Interviewing Engineers

On interviewing (software) engineers the right way.

August 21, 2012 |

Rock Climbing First-Aid Kit

Some thoughts on what constitutes a good rock climbing first-aid kit.

June 26, 2012 |

C++11 on a Mac

A howto for getting a C++11 compiler installed on a Mac.

June 6, 2012 |

Camping with the baby, take 1

Some tips for comping with the baby.

May 24, 2012 |

Miscellaneous Projects

A list of my miscellaneous projects.

May 10, 2012 |

Ham Radio

The day I received my US Amateur Radio license, for posterity.

May 10, 2012 |

Haiku Trip Report

My submission for the Haiku Trip Report meme.

March 31, 2012 |


In which I mourn and grieve.

September 22, 2010 |

How to be happy, a very simple recipe

Just a reminder to myself, really...

September 17, 2010 |

Buckwheat Pancakes

My favorite recipe for low-gluten pancakes.

September 17, 2010 |

About Me

George Sudarkoff Climber of rocks, maker of things, husband of wife and father of kids. Manage DevOps @SurveyMonkey. Views are my own, but damn they are good views!