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Sean is a software developer and technographer from Philly. He specializes in building web applications and evaluating digital communities. For fun he plays many different types of games and likes to be outside with friends. This website is his home on the web, where he serves up great links and aggregates his digital life.

Recent Activity

(Oct 15 2019) - Ask HN: What do you self-host? | Hacker News
(Oct 03 2019) - HEAD - A free guide to <head> elements
Everything you ever wanted to know about the <head> element.
(Oct 03 2019) - Ledonardo, light painting hardware project
Fun creative project with great results and writeup.
(Sep 24 2019) - Neocities
(Sep 17 2019) - The boring technology behind a one-person Internet company
(Aug 28 2019) - Treeverse
Alternative comment structures for Twitter convos.
(Aug 28 2019) - Landfall Artwork
(Aug 28 2019) - Ishkur's Guide to Electronic Music
(Aug 26 2019) - Every Noise at Once
Beautiful graphic of music genres.
(Aug 26 2019) - The Lonely Work of Moderating Hacker News | Hacker News
Good article and discussion on how Hackernews is moderated and why it's participants are generally happy with the site.
(Aug 26 2019) - _why's Estate
(Aug 26 2019) - Exploring the vastness of a website — Elliott's Computer
Great post on the value of 'random' or 'explore' sections of websites, rather than recommendations.
(Aug 26 2019) - Confessions of a Reddit Karma Whore | Hacker News
(Aug 26 2019) - Ask HN: What are your other favorite communities other than Hacker News? | Hacker News
An example of community cross pollination at work. Good example of community overlap.
(Aug 26 2019) - Ask HN: What do you do with your Raspberry Pi? | Hacker News
Some cool inspirational uses of home computing.
(Aug 14 2019) - Aspects of Main Street
A short series of observations about the local main street.
(Jun 11 2019) - The Premise of Technography
(Mar 11 2019) - Clay Shirky on building social software
(Dec 11 2018) - Imzy Closing
Some quick thoughts on the closing of Imzy.
(Nov 29 2018) - Modern Witchcraft


The Technographer - My blog.
Checklisting.Club - Collaborative preparedness SaaS.
The VFA News Club - Clone of for VFA.
Laddr-Python - Beginner-friendly clone of laddr.
PennApps Fellows - Summer internship program in Philly.
PillPal - Pill dispenser, 3rd place at PennApps XIII.
Better Swipe Access - A card swipe access system for machine shops.
Cartography - My own drawings and maps.
Senior Thesis - On detecting novel communities.
DVPCC - Private community for cancer researchers.

Contact Me

I really enjoy hearing from people, so feel free to email me at seanjcrl at that popular google mail service .com. I'm not always the quickest to reply, but I'll do my best to get back to you!