brandur.org

This site is where I publish words and photos. The section that's most updated most often is atoms, small multimedia particles reminiscent of a Twitter feed. I update my now page monthly according to what I'm working on and thinking about. I publish a newsletter as often as I can.

Once in a while, I write longer form articles on technical subjects like APIs, Go, or Postgres:

I put short stream of consciousness thoughts into tiny posts called fragments:

  • Go: Don't name packages common nouns June 2, 2024

    Avoiding naming Go packages after common nouns like rate or server so that they don’t clash with variable names, and how to find a more fitting name for them instead.

  • The romance of Europe May 27, 2024

    A concert in Berlin, correcting for tourist bias, and how smartphones own the planet.

  • ICQ May 24, 2024

    The ICQ universe will formally end on June 26th, 2024. Originally developed in 1996, that makes it 28 years old. What an incredible run.

I write a newsletter about the philosophy of software called Nanoglyph: