Ryan Barrett's blog

Sat, 10 Aug 2019 20:39:10 +0000

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Mon, 22 Jul 2019 14:57:15 +0000

How many tech startups in 2019 could be built with Airtable and Zapier alone? Spoiler: a lot. Sure, you may need one or two others. Or you may prefer any of the great alternatives. (Hi Quip, IFTTT, Transposit!) Regardless, these kinds of prosumer, automation-friendly tools are truly great now, especially for building service oriented products. […]

Sat, 20 Jul 2019 02:32:21 +0000

4 year old: “Hey, I can yawn with my mouth closed!”

Sun, 14 Jul 2019 20:22:51 +0000

Latency lags bandwidth. Not just by a constant factor, either. Over time, bandwidth increases with the square of latency. Powerful computer engineering maxim. It’s held true for at least the last 35-40 years, across network, disk, memory, CPU. Patterson’s 2004 article is a classic. It’s had a deep impact on me; I still think about […]

Wed, 10 Jul 2019 21:04:36 +0000

“The time has come,” the Walrus said, “To talk of many things: Of shoes—and ships—and sealing-wax— Of cabbages—and kings— And why the sea is boiling hot— And whether pigs have wings.” - Lewis Carroll, Through The Looking Glass

Mon, 01 Jul 2019 00:01:03 +0000

Credit card companies charge merchant fees of 1.5-3%. They transfer much of that directly to card holders as 1-4% cash back. Merchants generally charge the same prices for credit card vs cash. The result seems to be a small but universal penalty on people who pay with cash. 😢

Sat, 29 Jun 2019 23:32:25 +0000

There are three kinds of truths: yours, mine, and ours.

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 14:55:05 +0000

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