The Second Draft

By Ashton Wiersdorf

Write one to throw away.

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6 January 2019

I got Disqus working! You’ll notice at the bottom of the page is now a place to leave comments.

Organization Theory

5 January 2019

Life is messy. We devote a lot of time and effort into managing that chaos. I thought of a little “theory”, if you will, that helps me.

Semester Finished

14 December 2018

I finished the semester! This is how I feel:

Editors, or The Tools of my Trade

6 December 2018

I spend a fair portion of every day writing programs. As with all professions, using the right tools makes a huge difference in my productivity and general happiness. Having good tools helps me keep my gumption up.

The Best Two Years

20 November 2018

September 30th marked two years since I arrived home from serving a two-year mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The mission is colloquially referred to as “the best two years”. (There is a movie about missionaries, which I have not seen, by this title.)

Induction and Side-Effects

8 October 2018

Today in my proofs class (MATH 290 at BYU) we talked about the concept induction. I like this, because it sounds a lot like recursion.

Life Hacks: Text Notifications

11 August 2018

Life Hacks: Text Notifications

Leaving Facebook

23 June 2018

Deutsche Übersetzung folgt.

My Wedding

26 May 2018

I got married last week!


19 February 2018

I came across a quote posted by a friend of mine that read: