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Only made possible because of Devs Like You


Last week, I had the honor of keynoting LibertyJS, the regional Philadelphia JavaScript conference that I helped found 4 years ago. During my keynote, I gave a talk on serverless compute (and why you should care) but then included a microtalk at the end about tech community organizing. Credit given where due, I took the […]

On podcasts


A couple items of podcast news! One: Turing-Incomplete is out of podfade*! * podfade – when a podcast stops publishing episodes, and sort of fades out of existence for either a break or permanently. A couple changes: For Turing-Incomplete, we’re now going to record by season (season 1 ran for two years and had 92 […]

Notes from Strange Loop


Last week I had the privilege of attending and speaking at Strange Loop last week (here’s the video of my talk!), and I wanted to mention some of the talks I attended as well as highlights from the conference. Talks Here’s what I went to (outside of the keynotes), and their videos: Propositions as Types […]

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What I learned at OHSummit 2015


On Saturday I attended the Open Hardware Summit for a few reasons: 1. It was in Philadelphia and the price was very reasonable. 2. I’ve long had an interest in more electronics work. and 3. It was in Philadelphia. Last year’s summit was in Rome, so this was by far my best chance to check […]

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Lessons from Forward2 + talk slides


Yesterday, I spoke at Forward2 aka ForwardJS, a JavaScript conference in San Francisco. Most of the attendees were local, again affirming my fondness for speaking at regional confs. The organizers made a fantastic line-up (99% of why I accepted an invite to speak there), and I learned a few things that I’ll share here. This […]

Tickets for LibertyJS are live!


Tickets are on sale for our humble JavaScript fest, LibertyJS. Tickets are on sale now, at $10 or $15 depending on if you choose to attend a workshop. What’s LibertyJS? James and I (well, a bit more me) had a dream of having a fantastic summer event, which is a slow time for the meetup […]

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Fluent webcast recording!


You can now go see the recording(registration required) from yesterday’s Fluent Conf webcast. All the talks are great, and mine is from about minutes 60 to 90. Better yet, come join me at Fluent Conf in May and see it live! Talk description: Prototyping à la Node with Express User testing and prototyping are great […]