Jan 10, 2014

Listen to your log files with aud

Today I am open sourcing a tool called aud. It's a concept I developed while working on distributed systems at Keen IO. aud helps me process log files aurally, without having to stare at tiny, fast-scrolling text all day...

Dec 24, 2012

weeve - HTML5 Twitter uber-streaming powered by Firebase, Keen IO, and Singly

Update: weeve has been retired, but the Keen and Firebase APIs allow you to build more apps just like it :) Ever wish you could trade Twitter timelines with someone for a day?..

Nov 23, 2012

Stream Audio To Your Home Theater Without Using Airplay

I wrote a post earlier this week about live streaming system audio from Mac OSX. My home theater is powered by a Denon AVR-1912. One reason I chose this receiver is that supports Airplay directly...

Nov 21, 2012

Live-stream system audio from OSX Mountain Lion with Icecast2 and Darkice

To share both music and announcements, party.io uses Play from Github. Play is an 'employee-powered iTunes-based client-driven distributed music server for your office'. Our company DJ (a big-hearted, chrome-plated hubot) manages Play and occasionally accepts submissions from the team...

Oct 16, 2012

Perception of Creativity in Development

Previously I talked about the concept of flow. In this post I'll talk about why, specifically for software developers, flow conditions remain painfully absent from today's working environments. (1)..