Words are good, so here is our history.

Embracing the impractical; committing to a novel programming language

By Jeffrey M. Barber

Here I am sitting on a super power (I think), and I already want to build version 2.0 without any manifested success. I’ve been stalled recently, and I don’t anticipate much progress until after I move back to the midwest. This project is not dead yet, but it is on life support.

Micro-monoliths and the future of infrastructure...

By Jeffrey M. Barber

I’ve got my silly opinions on this site, but generally my silly thoughts have a way of manifesting over time. In this post, I’m thinking about possible alignments of my thoughts with the broader industry. The key question is which of my ideas are worth going to production with the limited innovation tokens I would have if leveraged in a business.

Wrapping my head around DFINITY's Internet Computer

By Jeffrey M. Barber

I hope to ship a single simple game this year, so I will need some infrastructure to run the game. Alas, I’m at a crossroads.

JSON on the Brain

By Jeffrey M. Barber

Since I am tweaking the API, I am going to write some pre-docs here on my passion for JSON. I’m only using JSON because I’m lazy and don’t want to write yet another binary encoder for Java, JavaScript, and eventually Rust. I may at some point, but I’m kind of OK with JSON for now. The key thing I like about JSON is that you can treat it algebraically.