Lionel's Blog

I'm the head of engineering at Tegus, a financial research startup. I write about politics, psychology, and software.

I've worked on a few open-source projects and infrequently blog.

Recent blog posts:

Predicting the Success of Pair Programming Interviews

The Computer Boys Take Over by Nathan Ensmenger

Who by Geoff Smart and Randy Street

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  • Topoval, a Ruby library that allows you to specify dependency relationships between methods and invoke them in topological order.
  • Examples, a lightweight behavioral testing package for Go.
  • Braintree Go, a Go package for accepting payments with Braintree.
  • Manners is a graceful shutdown library for Go.
  • LetterBot is a simple LetterPress bot.
  • Canary was a web application that predicted recessions. I’ve deprecated it because the economic model it implemented relies on assumptions about the economy that no longer hold.