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Exposing the Cracks

Exposing the Cracks

A crisis is a mirror that comes equipped with a very bright light capable of revealing some of our less flattering features. They were always there. We just couldn’t see them … or perhaps chose to ignore them. We find ourselves living through a once-in-a-multi-generation event – a health and financial crisis, the likes of which most of us have never seen. If viewed through a calm lens of objectivity, this also presents a once-in-a-generation learning opportunity.

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Caring about Corona

Caring about Corona

Still not convinced you should care? Only an old people problem? Only a problem with counties that socialized medicine? Just manufactured hysteria? Guess again. Here’s why we mustn’t waste a second longer …

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Readme

Readme

If you’re new to the Techlectic blog, please start here. And welcome! I’m Josh and I will be your guide through a wide array of topics that matter a great deal to me. These focus areas will include software development, business of tech, leadership, work from home life, emerging technologies, and STEM parenting.

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techlectic
/tekˈlektik/

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Deriving ideas, style, or taste from a broad and diverse universe of sources, including but not limited to, software development, management, business matters, work from home life, emerging tech, and STEM parenting.

About the Author

Josh Sloat is the co-founder of Aurora Consulting. He lives and works remotely from Northern Michigan. Josh has been developing software and leading cross-disciplinary teams for the past two decades, with broad-ranging experience in mobile, web and desktop technologies. When he’s not solving first world tech problems, he spends his time as a domestic engineer (loving father and husband), avid backcountry adventurer, and aspiring landscape photographer. Go deeper or say hello.