found drama

get oblique

Tag Archives: book

review: High Performance Browser Networking

by Rob Friesel

I just wrapped up High Performance Browser Networking by Ilya Grigorik (O’Reilly, 2013) and it just may be the best technical book I read in 2013. I first encountered Grigorik and his work about a year ago when I was researching web performance and HAR tools in particular1; it wasn’t long after that that I […]

Linkdump for October 24th

by Rob Friesel

A Selfie Is Not a Portrait Brian Droitcour: Can a selfie be art? I think so, but it would entail discarding the conventions of subjecthood of the public sphere both for artists and for art—the artist as a singular figure creating singular works of art—and instead thinking of art as an everyday activity. (tagged: selfie […]

review: Understanding Computation

by Rob Friesel

Despite the fact that there’s no real reason to be apologetic, I also haven’t yet reached the point in my career as a software developer where I’ve stopped apologizing for the fact that I have no “real” Computer Science Background.1 And/but that’s exactly what draws me to books like Understanding Computation by Tom Stuart (O’Reilly, […]