Match All the Verbs
It turns out that Elixir’s popular MVC web framework doesn’t need Models, Views, or even Controllers. I’ve never been an adherent of the MVC pattern in web applications, even though it has been a productive...
Go to the Source
I recently wrote about why I use static site generators. Approaching blogging as a coder inspired another feature that makes this site easier to use and share. You may have noticed I include a [...
New Router features in Plug 1.3
Plug v1.3.0 has just been released. Read on for a couple of interesting new features. Plug is a simple specification and powerful library for writing composable web modules in Elixir. While it underpins the popular...
What happens when you blog as a coder?
What would happen if I approached blogging from a software development perspective? Tom Preston-Werner The Dynamic, Static Web I made the website where this post is published using Jekyll, a static site generator written by...
Jailing Bassel
every so called activist in #Syria who was jailed for a month or two is now trying to make a hero of him self. I'm sick of that #Syria Bassel Safadi (@basselsafadi) January 31, 2012...
Joi Ito
I flew to Tokyo just for the day to meet up with Joi Ito while he was in town for an MIT Media Lab event. Joi is an accomplished writer, photographer, diver, and a long-time...
Fred Benenson
Fred Benenson was employee №2 at Kickstarter before moving on to Y Combinator. Fred is a long-time friend, copyright activist, and emoji expert.
Philipp Schmidt
Philipp Schmidt is a co-founder of Peer 2 Peer University and Director of Learning Innovation at the MIT Media Lab.
Saravuth Inn
Saravuth Inn is originally from Cambodia. You can often find him playing chess in Union Square. The man is a scholar but has had a very trying life, and was the subject of a documentary...