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Writing about tech, our minds, and how things work.

  • By Alex Ellis
  • Based in United States of America
  • Roughly three posts per year
  • First post on

Posts per year

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Posts per year
Year starting Posts
2022 16
2023 5
2024 1

Any gaps could be due to errors when fetching the blog’s feed.

Most recent posts

Harry Chapin and RATM: the problem with bleeding interests
Note: this post requires a basic familiarity with the songs discussed. If you’re not familiar with them, I’d recommend you listen to at least a portion of the following three songs: Free Bird by Lynyrd …
On , 584 words
All of the writing I did in a week as a software engineer
The other day, I was thinking about less-obvious skills that I find helpful for working as a software engineer. Some skills are obvious, like understanding technical topics, learning new things, and thinking like a computer, …
On , 1,477 words
Brute-forcing the NYT Digits game
You’re given a list of integers and a target number. You can add, subtract, multiply, or divide numbers, and you can use the result for future operations. Once you have used a number in an …
On , 3,315 words