Last December, I blogged about taking
it easy on social media over the holidays. This is a post on how it went for
For the most part, I kept true to my promise and kept away from social media.
It took a little patience to kill my muscle...
For a long time, I wrote Datomic-based applications in a style where a
value was globally available in my core “db” namespace. It just seamed easy; no
futzing about connecting to a URI (
connect) or creating a database
create-database) just to...
As I expect is true of many of us working on the web today, social media is
both a blessing and a curse. On one hand, we get immediate access to news,
enjoyment and our peers. On the other, it is a constant source of distraction.
Being fed up with...
When something fancy and new rears its head in tech, people tend to rant and
rave about all of the new benefits you’ll see. I’m guilty of this myself. When
designing systems, however, we’re not concerned solely with the benefits of a
Over the last few years, the software development community has been undergoing a lot of transformation. There’s a tug of war in progress across our entire community; while our languages and tools are getting faster, simpler, sharper, the problems...