Poly-passionate. Coder, writer, technical lead, coach. Also into mindset, fitness, productivity, finance and personal development.

That’s what my 160-character bio says. I think it’s the shortest way I’ve ever introduced myself. And as such, it falls horribly short of doing a proper job.

Not that I think I do much better, really. Or more proper. But that’s just me.

In case you’re just here for…

four person hands wrap around shoulders while looking at sunset
One day I’ll replace this with a picture of all of us. Until then, photo by Helena Lopes on Unsplash

Last Friday, I was in my car on the way to an appointment, blasting my (now second) favorite playlist and unabashedly screaming (because I wouldn’t call it singing) along with the songs, when suddenly I realized something.

The songs reminded me of people. Very specific people. …

Wooden table featuring an open notebook, a mug and a bottle of milk.
A perfect writing opportunity? Photo by Thom Holmes on Unsplash

It’s Sunday morning. I dropped off the kids at my parents' on Thursday. They’ll be there until Monday afternoon, to be brought back just in time for their swimming lesson to bump my wife and I back into the realities of parenthood.

Friday was spent visiting (in order of appearance)…

This list is automatically curated by an advanced AI algorithm that includes views, comments, the day of the week, the humidity at 11:23 AM on a Tuesday, my wife’s mood and the 20-year average GDP of El Salvador (because, you know, the El Salvadorans deserve some input, too).

As such…

Erik Burger

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