I've been thinking a lot about what I want Undefined Value to be. These are the reasons I have this blog:
- I enjoy writing and I like to practice.
- I want to make contact with other people who care about the things I care about.
- I want to be able to go back and review what I was thinking in the past.
- For potential clients and employers, I want to have a collection of writings that demonstrate that I'm smart and that I take my work very seriously.
- I want to exercise my rudimentary website design and administration skills.
I don't expect to become a top blogger or generate ad revenue or become an influential thought leader. However, I do want people to read what I write, so I want to attract readers and keep the quality high.
To that end, I have decided to narrow the focus of this blog. Up to now, I think the audience of Undefined Value has consisted of these segments:
- Software developers
- People who are not software developers, but who are interested in software and information technology
- Private pilots
- Friends and family
Going forward, I'm going to concentrate on the first two groups. I haven't flown for a couple of years, so I don't have much to say to pilots anymore. The friends and family can be served via Facebook or my personal website.
That doesn't mean I won't occasionally post a picture of my dogs or re-tell a good fart joke I overheard. It just means that I'm going to focus on things that are of interest to "technology people."
I want to be both a teacher and a learner, so I'll be posting articles that share what I've learned but which also invite commentary.
Thanks for reading, and let me know what you want me to write about.