Hello and welcome.

I’m Brian Phillips, a software engineer, writer, and investor.

I’ve lived in some fun places.

At twenty-five, I moved with my wife to Memphis, Tennessee, then later to San Luis Obispo, California.

(In 2021, we’ll call NYC our home.)

I’ve worked with some cool people.

I wrote my first line of (Java) code in college and spent the next couple years tinkering in C++ and Ruby. In my first job out of college—working in IT—I picked up JavaScript and learned to love development in the browser. I later worked as a web developer, collaborating with some splendid clients, and recently spent four years managing the front end engineering program at a global wellness company.

In August 2020, I quit my job to take a career break. Since then, I‘ve coded daily, written frequently, and ended most days with hikes and video games.

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I have a blog you might enjoy.

I’ve been a writer for many years. Recently, I’ve written things like a list of 31 life lessons learned in 31 years, a tale of multi-level marketing indoctrination, and some cheeky thoughts on the joy of writing.

I also send out a semi-infrequent newsletter with my latest posts, as well as the occasional list of cool books, video games, and more. It’s a fun time for geeks like me.

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