Jerome Rasky

Software Engineer

Blog

18 Apr 2018

Facebook, and Personal Data Collection

Over the past few weeks, the story of Cambridge Analytica, and Facebook’s data collection policies, have been dominating a certain...

13 Mar 2018

On Slack's Bait and Switch

I’ve been reading for a couple of days about the news that Slack is dropping support for IRC in their...

17 Feb 2018

Two anti-patterns in Rust

I had an interesting conversation with a friend today about programming languages. in particular, we talked about Rust, which my...

31 Dec 2017

Apple's Defaults System

If you have an iPhone, or even if you don’t, you’ve likely heard the plight of iOS users who are...

02 Sep 2017

Software Design Patterns

Software is full of design patterns. What I’ve come to realize over the course of the last summer is that...

09 Jun 2017

Android Performance

Despite their impressive hardware specifications, Android devices have an unfortunate reputation of poor performance. Frames get dropped, launching an application...

21 Aug 2015

Why Concurrency doesn't Matter

Or, why I like Rust There’s a lot of talk these days about how important concurrency is. The reasons are...

09 Mar 2015

The New MacBook

The new MacBook is pretty cool. This morning, when I was watching the liveblog, their announcement of it being fanless...

06 Mar 2015

Working with the Terminal

Having done by now a fair bit of work building a terminal application in Linux, I’d like to mention how...