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Fewer startups, more indies

These days, if you have a great idea for software — maybe an app, maybe some "Software as a Service" — you'd be forgiven for thinking that …

2017 personal review

Following on from the last two, here's a review of a recent year in which I existed. There's not a lot of progress here to …

Braid, a programming language that compiles to Go

As an experiment and side project, I'm writing a programming language that compiles to Go. I've set up a dev blog so I have a …

Against work

I've been thinking a lot lately on work and capitalism. Merriam-Webster defines capitalism as:

an economic system characterized by private or corporate ownership of …

I own a phone with a hardware keyboard in 2017

Yes, you read correctly. It's a pretty unusual position to take, I'll admit. Let me tell you the story of how this came …