Hey! I'm Max.
I'm a software developer based in Canada, working on storefronts at Shopify. I care about empowering engineering teams and building software that respects people. Areas of interest include digital well-being, privacy, and sustainability.
Monitoring a grain dryer via the Internet (2020-11-08)
Agriculture meets static IPs and cellular APNs.
Turning my smartphone into a boring tool (2020-11-03)
Tools do their job then get out of the way.
Cut through the noise and identify what's important.
Making server response times 4x faster than before.
Two Ruby apps, same code, different output (2020-08-13)
Debugging a weird Ruby string sorting issue with GDB.
Three hours of Swift (2020-08-09)
What I learned during my initial exploration of iOS development.
Welcoming newcomers with high-quality, high-context code comments.
The Changelog, episode 416 (2020-10-16)
A conversation about Shopify's massive storefront rewrite with Adam and Jerod.
Randomly Typed, episode 26 (2020-03-21)
Chatting with my friend Jean-Samuel about dial-up modems.
Digital garden Jekyll template (2020-05-19)
A Jekyll template to start your own digital garden.
Read-it-later service with a twist: saved content disappears after 7 days.
Supply chain transparency platform PoC based on the Ethereum blockchain.