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Writing Messy Code

  • Published Jan. 20, 2020
  • 4 min. read

As part of my goal to write more messy code this year I’ve been writing small programs on the weekend with a one hour timer next to me. The idea is to give myself a small amount of time to output as much as possible without getting bogged down in the details. The motivation for the exercise comes from a parable I found on stratchery about a ceramics teacher who grades on two scales quantity and quality.

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This Website's Stack

  • Published Jan. 4, 2020
  • 2 min. read

Over the past couple of years I’ve rewritten my website a couple times. I never wrote about the technical choices I made, but I finally found a stack that seems extensible, fast, and nice to work with so I’ve written it up here.

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