Tinkerer

Adventures in code


How to Read Programming Error Messages

Much of modern development now is searching for the right things. Error messages can be tricky if you're new or working on a new stack. This is a short guide about the anatomy of an error message - what parts there are, which are important and which can be ignored.

4 Future Challenges for TypeScript

TypeScript is great, but it has issues. I outline the four challenges I think are most important to pay attention to, to ensure that TypeScript remains great.

State of Voice Coding 2017

We take a look at how Voice Coding looks in 2017, new advances in speech recognition engines and different systems.

Overcoming Repetitive Strain Injury(RSI): What worked and what didn't

About a year ago I started having pain in my left pinky. At the time I was a student, and had just helped start bambuu where I develop software. I figured the pain was temporary so I kept on working, thinking it’d go away by itself. This would be a very short blog post if I was right. After while it had spread to my right pinky as well.

Relative deprivation and the big picture.

I recently read Malcolm Gladwell’s book “David and Goliath – Underdogs, Misfits and the Art of Battling Giants.” Gladwell writes about a phenomenon called relative deprivation – when we are deprived of something, relative to the people around us. I’m going to talk a little about this phenomenon, and how it relates to keeping the big picture of the world in mind.