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Andrew Monks

  1. Chicago, IL
  2. Asheville, NC
  3. San Francisco, CA
  4. Chicago, IL
  5. Boston, MA

I develop ice cream recipes and noodle on database software.

I watch movies most days. Recently,
★★★★ The Good Shepherd,
★★★☆ Dream Scenario,
★★★★☆ Quo Vadis, Aida?,
★★★☆ Late Night with the Devil, and,
★★★★★ Spirited Away.

I love exploring. I made a nice map of places I have opinions about. It doesn't say what the opinions are, so you'll have to make your own. The map scrolls pretty slow; it used to be faster.

Sometimes I write about what I'm up to. Recently,
Weeknotes 11/26/2023,


I was a staff engineer at Samsara Inc., where I worked on the mobile app platform and the hiring program, and occasionally on mechanisms like SOC2 and open source license compliance.

before that, I…