Writing on audio + software engineering, platform building, and the music industry.

All of my long-form thoughts on programming, leadership, audio + software engineering, and more, collected in chronological order.

The Dawn of a New Era: SEC Approves Spot Bitcoin ETFs

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has ushered in a new era in the world of cryptocurrency by greenlighting the creation and trading of spot bitcoin exchange-traded funds (ETFs).

Navigating the Tides of CORS: A Developer's Chronicle

A tale of triumph over CORS, shared with the hope it might light the way for others navigating similar waters. If you ever find yourself in a CORS conundrum, remember to tailor those cache policies and forward those headers. Happy coding!

Harnessing Amazon CloudFront Edge Functions for Enhanced Web Audio Player Performance

In the dynamic world of web development, speed and efficiency are paramount. Amazon CloudFront Edge Functions have emerged as a powerful tool to bolster these aspects, particularly for applications like web audio players. Let's delve into how these functions, executed at AWS edge locations, can transform your web content delivery, bringing it closer to your users and significantly reducing latency.

Keep Mortgage, Invest Wisely

The idea of keeping a mortgage financed "at max forever" generally refers to the notion of not paying off a mortgage early and instead utilizing the capital elsewhere, typically in investments.

How to fix Supabase Connection Refused

Troubleshooting Supabase Database Connection Errors: Learn how to resolve connection issues and unban IPs with Supabase CLI. Get back to seamless database access! 🔌 #Supabase #Database #ErrorFix

What is System Design?

System design is the process of defining and structuring the architecture, components, modules, interactions, and data flow of a software or hardware system to meet specific requirements.

What's an Algorithm, Really?

People throw the word "algorithm" around when talking about user engagement with their social media content posts but I don't think they really know what that means from software engineering perspective.

Strapi API

Strapi is an open-source headless content management system (CMS) built on top of Node.js. It provides a flexible and extensible back-end for web applications, mobile apps, and other applications that need to manage and store content.

Return to Leo Carillo State Beach

Leo Carrillo State Park has 1.5 miles of beach for swimming, surfing, windsurfing, surf fishing and beach combing.