Gotalk exists to make it easy for programs to talk with one another over the internet, like a web app coordinating with a web server, or a bunch of programs dividing work amongst eachother
I’m very excited to let you know that I’m joining Dropbox. After two years at Facebook I couldn’t be more proud. Proud to have been part of something as important as Facebook and proud of the work I’ve done with shaping the future of mobile communication. It’s truly been a fantastic time of my life. At Dropbox I’m going to work hard to make all our lives better. Remove friction from technical details in our modern daily lives, and relieve us from worrying about our ‘stuff’ — from quick snapshots and hasty notes to precious memories.
Your favourite fancy-pants modern programming language is from the 1950s. Pretty much any programming language used today is a derivative of Fortran or Lisp, both born in the 1950s. Okay, reality check: It’s 2013—yes, 60 years later—and we have cars that drive themselves on the street, robots roaming the surface of alien planets and tiny networked devices with interactive surfaces that we keep in our pockets, which are orders of magnitude more powerful than the computers of the 1950s.
During this weekend, together with a few evenings earlier this week, I created a rather simple virtual machine dubbed Sol, after the Swedish word for sun. It’s register based with multitasking and timers.
A tutorial to writing our own programming language
The “Hello World” of functional programming, result type inference, and multiple implementations in Hue
One of my latest hobby projects that didn’t die after a week — a functional programming language where everything’s an expression.
A small iOS and OS X Cocoa library for communicating over USB and TCP
Video of flying a small airplane over San Francisco under the setting sun.
One thing I really quite like about this phone is the looks of it. I mean, who wouldn’t want a phone that uses the classic The Bomb for the “end call” button?!
Found this song/video on Vimeo a while back and was reminded by it’s brilliance last Tuesday while listening through Mattias recommends. You can find this track on the album Pop Negro.
“Evolution of Type, Exhibits 1-5” by Andreas Scheiger.
While going through old web site backups I found a lot of old creations of mine, ranging from print, to web sites and physical objects.
I’m moving on to a new adventure: In October later this year I’m starting as a product designer at Facebook – a journey of innovation, design and the future of the internet.
Internally at Spotify, we are calling this the Monster Release. Yeah, green and all, but the thing is that we’ve been working on this release for 6 months.
Ephemicropolis by Peter Root