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Kal Cantrell

Software Engineer

Recent Articles

Mind the Empathy Gap: 3 ways to stay empathetic as you level up

The title of this post references the iconic phrase from the London Underground, “Mind the gap.” It’s used to warn passengers about the gap between the train and the station platform.  Although hazardous, the gap for these travelers is a natural part of the journey. This post is about another travel hazard, one that I […]
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3 lessons I learned in my first months as a non-traditional software engineer

I am about 3 months into my journey as a new software engineer. I work at a place where the bar is high for what it means to craft quality software. My peers are well-educated and highly disciplined engineers with many years of experience. Those conditions alone would be enough to cause someone new to […]
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