The One Place to Hang Out

I've been making my way through this presentation by Maciej Cegłowski Some kinds of services are just crying out for decentralization. Fifty years from now, people will be shocked that we had one social network that all seven billion people on...

All the parts

Yesterday at JSConf 2014 we had a nodebots event. (We also had noderockets, nodeboats and nodecopters.) One of my favorite bots is below.   We have a lot of different parts here. A laser gun from Bithound A sparkcore from...

Our Two Visions

I've been doing a lot of outward thinking* lately about Wizard Development's vision. "Vision" means a lot of things to a lot of people, so I should specify. To me it means the general principles and goals by which everyone...

Multiple Domain Tracking with Segment.IO and Mixpanel

At One Month, we've chosen to operate our app across several domains depending on what course you're taking. (OneMonthRails.com, OneMonthHTML.com, or the primary domain OneMonth.com) As a result we broke a lot of our tracking that we do to figure...

Wild West Mail Delivery in the Age of Bitcoin

If you saw me talk at ManhattanJS you know I have a dream about a decentralized mesh network that supports decentralized applications that cater to our decentralized behaviors. There are a lot of parts to this dream, the hardware, the...

NPM Wishlist

I don't write a ton of nodejs modules. I work on a few*, and I don't even work on them as much as I like. However I do end up using a ton of them. Here are some cool things...

The internet is fucked?

On the NY Hack and Tell mailing list we've been discussing the recent news of Netflix paying Comcast for bandwidth. The two sides of the debate seem to be such; Netflix had a cheaper inadequate backbone provider who doesn't have...

30 Years and Donors Choose

Today is my birthday. Last year you, my friends, helped me donate almost $4000 to both the Brooklyn Free School and Room To Read. It was amazing. I've never been so proud of everyone. This year I turn 30. The...

Static Vanity Domains

I gave a quick lightening talk last night at Brooklyn Internets. In fact I sponsored the event. It's the first event I've sponsored and I couldn't have picked a cooler group. There were a ton of great talks that night....