Developer at large, expert typist, fungineer

Database rivalry in the Valley

A couple years ago, Google released an embeddedable key-value database called LevelDB. There was much rejoicing. Recently, Facebook released their fork of LevelDB, RocksDB. There’s a…

Currently intriguing me

A channel, a sewer, Alabama, and a sunset walk into a bar: A Lua implementation of Go-style coroutines and channels, inspired by a channel implementation by…

Draw your software

Better Code Design through Pictures: Looking at a picture like this reveals so much that is missing when only looking at Emacs or Vim. Classes that…

Problems as ever-changing mazes

Problems, puzzles, startups as dynamic mazes: just running to the entrance of (say) the “movies/music/filesharing/P2P” maze or the “photosharing” maze without any sense for the history…

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