Hi, I'm currently the Technical Director for AskThem. I'm also a long time open source contributor. Most prominently, I'm the original author and lead developer of Kete, a Ruby on Rails based collaboration tool.

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Orange Bar, Dorsodura, Campo Santa Margharita, Venice, Italy 

View of the front of the Orange Bar in Campo Santa Margharita.

Come join me at Orange Bar in Dorsoduro, Venice, Italy - Sunday 10am, October 27th!

Sorry for the late notice on this, but I needed to scope out the location and figure out some other details.

Come along if you want to talk about any of these things:

  • Ruby on Rails
  • Ember.js
  • programming
  • start-ups
  • OpenGovernment
  • askthem.io
  • acting, theater, or film
  • remote work
  • travelling

It would be great if you could let

Orange Bar, Dorsoduro, Campo Santa Margharita, Venice, Italy.

So I'm actually going to do it! I'm organizing two upcoming get togethers, which I'm tentatively calling "A Round" - short for "a round-the-world" and also "I'll buy you a round", in Venice, Italy and Tokyo, Japan during then end of October.

I'm planning on keeping them mostly freeform at this point. I'll pick a fun venue like a coffee shop or bar much in the spirit

Finally figured out how to get CSS, SCSS, SASS, and JavaScript modes to be the proper tab width!

The thing is that CSS and JavaScript modes and their derivitives actually do not honor global tab-width variable setting. They each have their own variables for setting the amount of spaces for indent.

I used the customization menu to set "Css Indent Offset" and "Js Indent Level" to 2 and saved my settings. That finally did the trick.

DO NOT expect something like this to work:

You'll probably still want to do that, but it's not enough to get