David Whittemore / now

What he's doing now?

  1. I accidentally invented an interesting, super simple role+permission-based route/middleware framework in nodejs to support a frontend's need for fetching data securely.
  2. Just ended a lengthy (23 month) Netflix contract. Final project was the re-write of a highly visible public-facing application. I architected and built several micro-services which talk to internal APIs. Async All The Things. Nodejs/nextjs. Worked with many cross-discipline teams to accomplish goals.
  3. Digitizing the 700 West Recording 2 and 8 channel reel-to-reel tapes to 24bit/192kHz. Learning about the care, feeding, and expense(!) of 40 year old multichannel open reel tape recorders.
  4. Wrote a gCal extension used by Netflix employees to display profiles of meeting attendees.
  5. Minor contributions to the PXL2000 project.
  6. Being excited about the dat protocol for building the distributed web. (Watch this to understand: Beaker weekly livestream)
  7. Re-writing my HTDB engine in node.js
  8. I made an animated SVG vacuum coffee timer in React/nextjs See here
  9. Utilizing React.js/next.js in a new/large project.
  10. Actively upgrading the (2,000+ page) Jazz Butcher website to CSS and structured data, with the longterm goal of publishing json and media to archive.org.
  11. Trying to get my start-up I'd Watch That off the ground.
  12. Entertaining employment opportunities. See my resume

What he's not doing now:

  1. Working for The Man.
  2. Changing my background image.

Fri Sep 20 21:10:13 PDT 2019