Michael S. Daines

About Me

Software engineer based in the Los Angeles area.

I work at healthfinch by Health Catalyst on the Product team.

I have two kids who I enjoy spending time with. I love to travel, food, and exploring.

Active Links

Here are a few relevant links for finding out more about me and my hobbies.

GitHub: defndaines
I don't code in my free time as much as I used to, but it's mostly on display under by github account.

WaniKani profile
Since 2017, I've been trying to rebuild my Japanese language skills. I use WaniKani regularly for learning and review and also participate in the community from time to time.

I like to read, and I keep track of books I've read here.

I'm trying to read more in Japanese, and have a profile at bookmeter.

flickr photographs
I keep any pictures I take up at flickr.

Amazon wishlist
If you've gotten this far and want to buy me something, I keep a list of things I'd like to have. I keep a separate list for the kids.

Historical Links

These are links to things I'm not actively engaged with, but may be useful for reference.

LinkedIn profile
I'm not looking for work, but I have kept my résumé "mostly" up to date.

exercism.io profile
When I want to tackle some smaller coding problems or practice a programming language, I like the problems at exercism. I tried to give back from time to time as well.

Medium profile
I haven't been blogging for some time now, but I used to post stuff on Medium.

Oatmeal Pancakes Recipe
This is the best oatmeal pancake recipe I've found, but swap in whole milk and whole fat yogurt.