David Whittemore / now

What he's doing now?

  1. Active projects:
    • New contract gig: nextjs/dockers-based frontend/api to allow organizations to securely share redacted PII-laden data with other organizations.
    • Completely re-wrote a 24 yo website from HTDB -> nextjs. Dynamic routes and next.config redirects make things easy.
    • Breaking a monoserver into microservices so as to migrate the data on that server into the New World. Nextjs/Vercel - what a winning combination!
    • Re-writing my HTDB engine in node.js
    • A Nextjs/React app for selling real-world businesses
    Keeping busy!
  2. Completed 38 months of Netflix contracts. Was responsible for data syncing subsystems in the Netflix hiring app, which handles thousands of applicants per day, data syncing for the Netflix internal travel app, and a re-write of the public-facing Media Center.
  3. Published a few javascript modules:
    • mywrap - getting up and running w/mysql w/sensible local defaults
    • quicker - for tracking investment asset and sector allocation
    • sekret - for managing encrypted application secrets
    • quester - for managing longrunning cron-like nodejs processes
  4. Shopping around for body shops and engine shops to help me complete the restoration of my 1964 Corvair.
  5. 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.
  6. 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.
  7. Entertaining employment opportunities. See my resume

What he's not doing now:

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

Sun Sep 26 19:52:26 PDT 2021