I periodically update this page with what is currently going on in my life. If you ever get curious, just drop on by. You can also send me an email asking "What's up?" if you are really curious. My email is matt@hensley.io


I am currently working on a creating 12 new things this year. One every month. You can check out what I have made here.

I'm also trying to manage some burnout & address some issues with focus. I'm letting things that don't matter use more of my attention & energy than I really should. There is probably a longer post about that coming.


My current focus is on API management & security. I am toying with different ways to manage APIs at scale, specifically APIs that are owned by various different clients. As a result I am working though various Pluralsight videos & books on the following:


Coheed & Cambria have been my music of choice lately. Specifically, Good Apollo I'm Burning Star IV Volume One: From Fear Through The Eyes of Madness & In Keeping Secrets of Silent Earth: 3.  As a result I have started reading Year of the Black Rainbow to learn more about the Amory Wars story.

I have also been scratching an itch to learn more about economics & money. I am working to finish Debt: The First 5,000 Years  as well as re-listen to Freakonomics.