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19 October 2023
Job change. I no longer work in tech but work as a writer. I still do
techie things, but for the most part my money comes from words I produce
that generate ad revenue... To be honest, the last 3 years all kind of feel
like one long year where not much has happened except lockdown, and escape from
lockdown. Nobody, that I know, works downtown anymore. Anyway, if I run into
something techie, I'll still post here. If you are reading this, I love you.
23 October 2020
I'm still alive, and I hope if you're reading this you are, too.
It's been a pretty gnarly year: fires, deaths & long-term illnesses from
the pandemic, crashed economies except for anybody that owned stock,
and much, much more. I spent 100 days learning machine learning, and hope
to use it on a for real work project soon. I'm also ditching Ruby for Elixir
because of scalability and cost issues. Why spend $100 a month on a Ruby on
Rails website when you can spend $10 running Phoenix "powered" by Elixir?
If you are still around, I'd love to hear from you. I'm on Twitter
and DMs are open.
8 April 2019
Update on possible YouTube channel. Right now the tech industry has
changed so much, and continues to change faster and have demands for
more specialization. E.G. there are less full stack jobs, and more
jobs that require either a specialization on the front-end or the
back-end. Furthermore, the back-end seems to be split into anything
that supports machine learning (ML), or a site reliability engineer
role (SRE). Right now, I'm just figuring out which should be my
3 September 2018
It's been awhile. So much has changed with Internet technologies in the
last 3 years. Right now it's all about
on the front end and either
a really capable asynch and concurrent type technology based
mobile one is the language to know these days, if
you want to change
the world dramatically with your ideas. I'm going to take you through
this journey of Internetting in these strange times.
20 January 2015
It's been awhile. I will be diving into TrAmp
again, my traffic amplifier WordPress plug-in.
9 October 2013
I think lol_dba
is the best name for a gem ever.
identifies columns that need to be indexed
on your ruby on rails app.
16 January 2012
A Great Summary of What Design Is:
- Understand the wants of a user by becoming the user.
- Prioritizing and focusing on the most important of those wants.
- Using this knowledge to exceed user expectations.
10 January 2012
Codebelay is currently up in San Francisco. There's a bit of a tech boom
going on here since 2005 and things have really heated up. Read more
about it in one of our blog posts
16 November 2011
I had one of the co-founders from
over at my place to talk about Internet technologies.
17 July 2011
Traffic has been phenomenal! Thank you!
Stick around for details, because I would like to thank my readers with a Tweetup / Drinkup.
Got any tips for a breaking tech story? Email me or reply to me on twitter: @barce!
6 June 2011
Selling Retweet packs.
I am currently selling Twitter Retweets in 5 packs. This means that I will Retweet 5 Tweets of yours.
I only sell 20 of these 5 packs per day. Your tweets will be re-tweeted from the @barce account.
Update: No longer selling Retweet packs as of 14 June 2011.
June 2, 2010
Do you need to monitor a website or part of a web page for updates?
Try Sitebeagle, a
newLISP command-line tool for monitoring.
Update: As of 6/14/2011 Sitebeagle is now Ruby.
February 2, 2010
Do you have an enterprise environment with Active Directory used for authentication? Would you like to use Rails?
Try the Frostale gem.
October 22, 2009
Partition Benchmarks project is finished. If you want to quickly test
out mysql vs. drizzle this project is for you.
February 22, 2009
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