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Like LinkedIn, but you get paid to read the recruiter emails - 8 Jun 2022 Pontification  Business Ideas 

Like LinkedIn, but you get paid to read the recruiter emails

Parallel for serial_test - 5 Jun 2022 Rust  serial_test 

parallel attribute support for serial_test

Tuvix: Experimental hermetic build engine with Starlark - 19 Mar 2022 Rust  DevOps 

Experimental hermetic build engine with Starlark

Cavalcade: PostgreSQL-backed AMQP broker - 16 Jan 2022 Tools  Rust  DevOps  RabbitMQ 

Or, avoiding dealing with RabbitMQ clustering

PoC Terraform Provider in Rust - 7 Nov 2021 Tools  Rust  DevOps 

In this week’s Yak shaving: Trying to write a Terraform Provider in Rust.

On Infrastructure: Mitogen - 17 Oct 2021 Python  infrastructure 

Continuing on my series about the infrastructure of a personal project. Last month I talked about the Terraform work and this month, it’s the Mitogen work.

Awesome Rust projects for Hacktoberfest - 10 Oct 2021 Rust 

TL;DR - there’s a list of Rust projects at the end of this post that want Hacktoberfest submissions, and are at least fairly decent ones :)

Paternoster - 30 Sep 2021 Python  Tools  Web  Javascript 

We’ve recently been travelling around a bit with our toddler (mostly to/from his nursery), and have occasionally run into the issue of a lift that isn’t working, which is a bit of an issue when you’ve got a buggy and a tired toddler that you’d really like to not have to navigate up some steps with. My partner prodded the internet wondering if there was any sites that provided such data, and some answers eventually came back.

On Infrastructure: Terraform - 15 Sep 2021 Cloud  infrastructure 

Over the past couple of years I’ve been working on a particular side project. I’ve had the idea kicking around for a while, and planned on releasing it to the public (at least in a limited form) last year, but then 2020 happened, and we’re still in all of that in 2021, so there’s been a few delays. I’m still a way away from actually releasing anything, but now is a good time to talk about some of the infrastructure work there, as I think it’s worth sharing.

Theory of Mind in Numberblocks - 5 Apr 2021 Rant 

Before I start this I should clarify something: yes, I know it’s just a show for kids, and I’m a fan of the lessons and techniques it’s using behind the candy-coated facade. However it’s also weirding me out in various ways, and so I felt this needed discussing. I’ve only actually watched the first two episodes (along with my toddler), but I think this got enough of the core concept over that I can at least vaguely talk about this.

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