Alex writes about productivity and web dev.

Leading DevX at Prismic . Creator of Frontend Horse .

  • Writing Advice for Developers

    Sat Apr 01 2023


    There are many resources to teach you how to write better, but barely any apply to developers. I've consumed dozens of books, guides, courses, and podcasts on writing, but most advice is helpful only ...

  • Starting Strong in Developer Relations

    Thu Aug 25 2022

    developer relations

    Good DevRel starts with understanding your company, your product, and your community. All of your initiatives are built upon this foundation of knowledge. Don't just generate ideas: make informed deci...

Blog Posts

  • My Biggest Blocker

    Mon Jul 17 2023


    What's stopping me from doing all the things I want to? It's not other people, my ability, or even time. It's my ego, and it's the same for you.

  • Mental Stimulus Sweet Spot

    Fri Jul 14 2023


    We've all been in situations where our surroundings are too chaotic or noisy to get work done. It's why people go to libraries or coffee shops to work but not tennis matches or concerts. You already k...

  • Forgiveness for Ourselves and Others

    Wed Jul 05 2023

    mental health

    There's been an immense shift in awareness and understanding around mental health. We're teaching people to see that one action does not define them. If you screw up today, you're not a bad person; we...

  • Self Cannibalizing AI

    Mon Jul 03 2023


    The podcast Hard Fork had a great conversation about how AI will start to consume what it creates. This self-cannibalization will harm future models, and the actions of search engines will only worsen...

  • Fun for the Sake of Fun

    Sat Jul 01 2023


    I've been taking improv comedy classes for a few months, and I love it. Improv brings with it a bunch of benefits. You learn to think on your feet. You learn to make your partners look good. You add t...

  • Ship Early and Iterate

    Fri Jun 30 2023

    web dev

    Too many people take a long time on website builds, waiting for them to be 'perfect' until releasing them. It's a long and exhausting process. By the time your site launches you're so fatigued that yo...