Using BigQuery PERCENTILE_CONT to Find My Best Value Albums

Nov 16 2022 - I have been a Spotify subscriber for over 10 years. I use their API and data from to keep a record of all my play history. Read

toolbelt - Building a personal side project platform

Oct 10 2022 - I’m fortunate to have both the time and energy to work on technical side projects in my spare time. I feel joy when I automate something tedious or make something new possible for my single customer (me! Read

Modern workload identity with SPIFFE & Trust Domains

Aug 12 2022 - A workload is a running instance of an application. Workload identities are how workloads trust and get trusted by each other. Workloads need to communicate with other workloads to function and, in doing so, need a mechanism to prove their identity to others. Read on External Site

Creating a DIY offline YouTube watch list with Inoreader, yt-dlp, Zapier, GitHub Actions and Dropbox

Jul 15 2022 - Update: Zapier webhooks are now a premium integration, I have now built my own handler for this transformation here Earlier this week I was sitting on the tube (London metro) and found myself doing something that I wish I didn’t. Read

Authorizing requests with embeddable logic programming DSLs

May 8 2021 - Over the past 18 months I’ve become interested in the idea of standardizing authorization checks in software. This interest started when using Open Policy Agent (OPA) as an admission controller for Kubernetes environments at work two years ago. Read

About 7 days of Racket

Mar 6 2021 - I decided to spend a few hours over the course of about 2 weeks playing with Racket. I suppose these were my reasons for doing this: Read

How we built a company & culture around continuous change

Jan 22 2021 - Jetstack has tripled in size over the last 3 years. Our team is now 35 strong and works from 7 countries - 4 more than this time last year. Read on External Site

Week Notes: 18

Dec 27 2020 - Still at home with my parents and Alfie the dog for Christmas. Here is a photo of the Cromarty Firth, looking Northwest towards Dingwall taken from the Black Isle. Read

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Dec 20 2020 - I’m on holiday! ☃️ I’m now back at home home on the Black Isle. I went for a few laps of Highgate Hill and found a new route back down through the Hilldrop Estate. Read

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Dec 13 2020 - I’ve been working my way through every single Spotify 2020 Unwrapped playlist I can get my headphones on! It’s exciting as it’s the one chance in the year to break the filter bubble Spotify puts one in - or at least get a highlight reel of someone else’s filter bubble. Read