Elixir Tasks vs Scala Futures

Elixir has introduced a wonderful first class concept called a Task. It allows you to do some work in a new process and easily collect the result, like so: iex( »

How I develop - A stream of consciousness

I recently took the time to dump my "stream of consciousness" for someone trying to wrap their head around how to go about designing an application. With his permission, here »

Copy as Curl

At work the other day I noticed something new in the Chrome browser developer console. Under the "History" tab, if you right click on a source you are presented with »

SQLite and MongoDB had a baby

And I call it.... MongoLiteDB I'm probably infringing on some trademarks and all sorts of proprietary things, but that's the name I gave it over at GitHub. If that's a »

Macro Tubes, Canon T3i and Focus Stacking

So I got a new toy this week - Macro Extension Tube Kit Compatible with Canon Cameras.  Essentially it's a set of spacers that tweak the focus range of standard »