There are many Kevin Goldsmiths in the world. I'm the one in the software industry. Or, at least, the oldest one in the software industry. Or, at the very least, the one to think of registering the domain name first.
Currently, I am a Director of Engineering at Spotify in Stockholm, Sweden. I have also run the various elements of Unit Circle Media for over 20 years. Nothing on these pages represents the views of either of those companies, unless I explicitly state otherwise. I also record and perform as Intonarumori.
I blog mainly at Puppies, Flowers, Rainbows and Kittens.
Thanks for eye and ear-balling my stuff.
I’ve got some talks lined up for this fall, including my first talk in Asia! ProductTank STHLM - Stockholm, Sweden - August 27, 2014 Nice to talk again in my home city, and super excited to be speaking to a group primarily made up … Continue reading →posted on August 11 2014
I was reading this post from John Gruber, which had this paragraph in an ad for the iOS development team at Google: My thanks to Google — that’s right, Google (kind of awesome, right?) — for sponsoring this week’s DF … Continue reading →posted on August 10 2014
Forgot that I had a head cold when I gave this talk, so my voice sounds a bit rough, and I start a bit slow. So sorry about that, but I’m so grateful for the high quality recording that the … Continue reading →posted on August 9 2014
Periodically, there will be a horrific customer service experience that somehow catches the attention of the media and for a while we talk about customer service again. Most recently it was Comcast’s famously poor customer service that came under the … Continue reading →posted on August 1 2014
In my talks on engineering culture, I usually like to spend a bit of time talking about how to improve an existing culture or fix one that is truly broken. To create true culture change, I advocate for a bottom-up … Continue reading →posted on July 17 2014