A cross-browser extension to remove parts of a website with a simple click.

  • Browser Extensions API
  • JavaScript

The difficulty of the side hustle

16 June, 2019

I recently got a fulltime job to pay for the bills. I intended to keep working on this site, my portfolio and other projects on the side. I'm not sure that's going to be possible.

  • Productivity
  • Goals
  • Entrepreneurship

An awesome code block component

26 May, 2019

A while ago I wrote a code block component for the journey-to-fullstack site. Here I share some thoughts on features I'd like to add to it.

  • Coding
  • Learning

Irrational self-confidence

19 May, 2019

Motivational speakers will tell you that "you can achieve anything you put your mind to". That's not really true, but does it hold more utility than the more accurate---and boring---"there's many things you can't achieve"?

  • Personal Growth
  • Beliefs
  • Effectiveness

Moving from MIT to ISC

12 May, 2019

I recently discovered the ISC license, a permissive free software license that is a simpler and more up to date equivalent to the MIT license. I ❤️!

  • Licensing
  • Free Software
  • Learning
  • Coding

Reactive programming

05 May, 2019

A declarative programming paradigm concerned with data streams and the propagation of change.

  • Reactive Programming
  • Learning
  • Coding

Svelte, my new favorite shiny framework

28 April, 2019

Svelte is a framework. It is good.

  • Learning
  • Coding
  • JavaScript
  • Svelte

A redesign is due

20 April, 2019

I'm not sure how long ago was the last time I did any substantial work on the structure and design of this website. It all started as a…

  • learning
  • coding

A JavaScript full stack curriculum

13 April, 2019

My top priority for the past half-year has been to master the JavaScript full stack. It's a bit of a career change - my training and…

  • goals
  • productivity
  • learning
  • coding

Deliberate coding practice

07 April, 2019

You've been told that in order to get good at something, you need to practice. Which leads you to conclude that, as long as you keep…

  • goals
  • productivity
  • learning
  • coding

Why do you set goals?

01 April, 2019

What is your purpose for setting goals? Try to answer that question before you keep reading. Why do you set goals? For the longest time…

  • goals
  • productivity

Blogs I'd read as books

25 March, 2019

Here's a list of blogs I highly recommend that you check out: Scott H Young's blog . Scott's main thing is learning. With the years of…

  • general
  • blogs
  • reading
  • books
  • personal development

What would you do if you never had to think about money?

17 March, 2019

This week we had an interesting discussion about Universal Basic Income in a forum I'm part of. I've also synchronistically seen several…

  • money
  • finance
  • abundance
  • mindset

Securing small improvements

10 March, 2019

When everything is in disarray, it's easy to get overwhelmed. This happened to me several times during last week. Whenever the situation…

  • productivity
  • goals
  • career
  • lifestyle

Start with lifestyle

03 March, 2019

Like most kids, I went through several different stages regarding what I wanted to become when I grew up. I remember wanting to be an…

  • lifestyle
  • goals
  • career

Visible vs invisible progress

24 February, 2019

This week was a good week. I made a lot of progress. To be more precise, I made a lot of visible progress. One of the things I did was…

  • learning
  • planning
  • progress

Learn coding with spaced repetition

17 February, 2019

A couple of years ago I decided to try Anki , a flash-cards program that is awesome for memorizing things long-term with the least amount…

  • learning
  • spaced-repetition
  • deliberate-practice

Just show up

10 February, 2019

Today's post will be a bit of a copout and a bit of a showcase for my contingency strategy . For the last couple of weeks I haven't been…

  • making
  • open-source
  • coding

My current GitHub strategy

03 February, 2019

For the last week and a half I've been quite busy on GitHub. As I mentioned in my review of 2018 , I'm currently wanting to find a remote…

  • making
  • open-source
  • coding

Journey to fullstack

26 January, 2019

This week I was meant to be working on the hospital prices aggregator site. I didn't, so I don't have much of an update to share on that…

  • making
  • entrepreneurship
  • coding

Aggregating US hospital prices

21 January, 2019

Last week, @mubashariqbal shared this on Twitter: I came across this idea a couple of months ago. I seem to recall that @levelsio…

  • making
  • entrepreneurship


16 January, 2019

Yumfinds! is a Yelp-like website where people can register, add places and review them. It's the coursework for Learn Node by Wes Bos…

  • Node.js
  • Express

A review of 2018

12 January, 2019

Three years ago I was laid off. It wasn't too much of a surprise when it happened - the company I was working for had been dying for months…

  • blogging
  • writing
  • goals
  • review
  • digital nomadism
  • entrepreneurship


05 January, 2019

This year I've set myself the goal of writing one blog post per week: I find the idea of having 52 posts written at the end of the year…

  • blogging
  • writing

Learning accounting with Ledger

03 April, 2018

I'm currently living off of savings. I'm looking into generating an income online, in a location-independent manner, but I'm not making any…

  • ledger
  • entrepreneurship
  • accounting

How things get done

07 January, 2018

Today I found inspiration in a tweet by Sam Altman: I feel compelled to add resilience and equanimity to the list. I find in many cases…

  • quotes
  • productivity

Using Couchsurfing, the right way

31 December, 2017

I joined Couchsurfing some years ago. I was travelling to China for the first time, and I thought it would be a nice way to find…

  • couchsurfing
  • travelling

Why does this site exist?

07 November, 2017

Hello World! This is this site's first post. I've been meaning to start some kind of site or blog for a very long time (haven't we all!). I…

  • jekyll