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The Process Architecture

I spent the better half of the last month researching, architecting and implementing the process architecture for Juvet. This is an important step when building Elixir applications since every bot in Juvet will be a process with state.
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Announcing Juvet

Working towards a more familiar chat bot framework

I have been a fan of chat bots for quite a while, going back to the Campfire days when I built my first plugin. Since then I have been hooked. I have been talking about chat bots, building chat bots, and providing tools for others to build chat bots…
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The Brilliant New Plan

I have been struggling as of late to stay focused and positive around Chronic, an app I have been working on for the past two years. I talk about it on my podcast, The Standup, where I discuss the adventures of working on Chronic.
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Mindfulness in a different time

I know it’s easier said than done, but try to relish this time. There will never be another one like it.
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Be Like Chip And Jo: Start with a budget

The first thing I do when I wake up in a hotel room is usually turn on the tv and start flipping through channels. I don’t have old-school tv at home and I forget sometimes what flipping through channels feels like. It’s nice every now and then. One…
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Launch: Paging in Laziness

A few days ago, I launched the ability to automatically page through results in Slack using Slack’s cursor paging implementation. This was necessary to implement now because Tatsu uses Laziness and I had a customer who could not add their channel on…
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I had to leave Kinship

Three weeks ago, I sat in my car and started to cry because I had to leave Kinship, the agency I helped start a year ago. It was hard on me. I worked very fucking hard on making that a reality and I was proud of what I had accomplished up until that…
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