Monki Gras 2018: what happened?

Monki Gras 2018: what happened?

We came, we saw, we celebrated craft jeans. I am really proud of the work we did this year. Well… apart from the sound proof curtains. Spoiler alert- they don’t work. From the perspective of a curator I always hope to see resonances between talks, shadow and light and interplay between different ideas, emergent themes […]

On Microsoft Visual Studio Team Services and Beautiful Pull Requests

On Microsoft Visual Studio Team Services and Beautiful Pull Requests

I attended Microsoft Connect 2017, a one day conference in New York City. There were a few headline technologies and announcements worth noting but the platform that really caught my eye was Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS).  One reason VSTS got my attention was that it was previously something I had discounted. In a world of […]

It’s not data science but this one surprised me a bit: on Golang

It’s not data science but this one surprised me a bit: on Golang

While quick and dirty Google Trends is definitely not data science it can be useful for a sniff test. I was working on a client project today, when I thought I would look at search interest over time. Rails- we’d expect to be tailing off a bit. Node.js – I actually expected to see more […]