- Using Serverless Redis with Next.js
19 Mar 2021
Did you know it’s possible to use Redis for your entire database? Caching, counters, sorted lists, and even queues. Learn how to deploy a Redis & Next.js app in a few short minutes.
- A world without trust is not better
David Heinemeier Hansson
One of the reasons I’ve never cared for crypto currencies is that the associated utopia of trustless society had zero appeal to me. I don’t think the world is better off by erasing the need to trust in our transactional counterparts, so turning these transactions into pure computing always struck me…
- Stuff your logs!
Nine months ago, we embarked on a format migration for the persistent (on-disk) representation of variable-length strings like symbolicated call stacks in the Backtrace server. We chose a variant of consistent overhead byte stuffing (COBS), a self-synchronising code, for the metadata (variable-length as well).
- Relentlessly give the user what they want
18 Mar 2021
I love my Peloton. Mostly it exists as a fancy piece of abstract art in my office, but I occasionally use it for workouts. When I overcome my lazy butt inertia, my experience is that the Peloton almost always wants to do an update.