The tweet where I announced my intention to dedicate 25% of household compute to cancer research through Folding@Home

Folding for Lucy

If you’ve known me for a while or followed me on social media long enough, you know I have a niece. She died of an aggressive cancer at four and a half months old in April 2022. Finding out your only niece has cancer is terrible. Lucy’s passing was profoundly saddening. No parent expects their newborn to have cancer. It was nature at its absolute cruelest. Nevertheless, Lucy gave science an enormous boost....

May 15, 2024 · 4 min · Chris Short

2021 Learnings, 2022 Expectations

Photo by Aaron Burden from Pexels It’s been one of the more challenging years of my life for many reasons. Please allow me the space to do some healing in this intro. I promise the juicy tech bits are a header away. If 2020 was hell on earth (which, while close, wasn’t quite there), 2021 asked us all to hold our collective beverages. Vaccines and boosters aside, the pandemic was a staunch obstacle to tackle along with every decision....

January 8, 2022 · 17 min · Chris Short