This site is now part of the Fediverse!

(image by MidJourney) Using the ActivityPub plugin for WordPress, I am (in theory) connected to the Fediverse. All posts should now appear if you follow @Jeremy from your Fediverse (Mastadon, etc) instance! If you’re new to the Fediverse, here’s a quick synopsis from ChatGPT: “The Fediverse is a network of decentralized social media platforms that… Continue reading

Bring Back Web Rings

It’s hard to waste time on the internet if you aren’t on the social platforms. Not to get all Andy Rooney here, but I miss web rings. It was such a compelling way to dive down a rabbit hole on some random topic. It was always super exciting to seeing those shared navigation bars with… Continue reading

Brexit – Creating a UI to easily re-paper thousands of legal agreements

For years, international investors sought firms in the UK as a launching point to trade assets all over Europe (and, likewise, European firms to trade in UK). Due to Brexit, that will all change on March 29th, 2019. Once Brexit is finalized, thousands of legal agreements will need to be transferred between various brokerage firms’… Continue reading

Creating and Implementing a Design System for FIA Tech

Challenge: The various products at FIA Tech were either acquired from other companies or built by either in-house and contracted teams over the years. While these developers did a masterful job weaving these complicated, data heavy applications together, the design was something of a mess, with different visual and interaction languages across the different applications. Additionally, as we added new features… Continue reading

For cryptocurrency to live, the wallet address must die

Behold three actual, real-life cryptocurrency wallet addresses: EeNpwvEedJeHjBNFk5xPqYGViS6M4iqbey LQ1Xx6Phn2i3iFhhzb8o9ifD3AyXkAJPnw SWx6vLKMD9SSynZ8DAzoutZEVux1K4p7eE Now, having looked at these for a minute; tell me literally anything about them. Do you know what currency these are for? Or what blockchain? Who they belong to? In today’s cryptocurrency landscape, when sending assets to another wallet—be it a person or a business—there… Continue reading