Earlier today Ben Halpern posted a bit about his coding origin story on dev.to. I thought it might be interesting to share how I got my start. Growing my family was not an early computer adopter. Computers were expensive and my parents were endlessly frugal. So I don't share the common origin story for a … Continue reading My Coding Origin Story
A few times every decade we get to witness the emergence of a truly revolutionary back-end technology breakthrough. I recall following OpenID in the mid-00's, reading some of the early discussion groups and blog posts, eventually watching it become supplanted by OAuth. Which would go on to drastically simplify the way most people log in … Continue reading SQRL Poised To Save Us From Password Hell
This past week I've made three minor tech-adjacent discoveries that have the potential to change my life in small but important ways. None of these are groundbreaking on their own, but together they're actually making me a little excited about "tech" again. In sort of a strange way. Stoop I've always had two related problems … Continue reading Three of the greatest things of all time… this week…
Earlier this year, the developer centric social network DEV started popping up regularly in the portions of The Internet I frequent. And for the past month or so, I've been loading up the home page almost as frequently as Reddit. The site itself is like some sort of impossible hybrid combination of Twitter, Stackoverflow and … Continue reading Dev.to: The most Pleasant Online Community.