Ned Ellis


About Me

I live in San Francisco and currently work at Databricks as a Software Engineer on the Compute Fabric team.

Prior to that, I was at the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign getting my undergrad degree in Computer Engineering.

Reading List

The Heilmeier Catechism
Principle of Least Power
How tech loses out over at companies, countries and continents
Choose Boring Technology
The soul of Erlang and Elixir
The all Potato Diet
Sounds Easy
The value of in-house expertise
Mass Effect 1 Retrospective
Serenity OS
The Power Broker
Cost Disease
WTF Happened In 1971? (Related to Cost Disease)
The Grug Brained Developer
Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance
Expert Beginner

Music Corner

Love Trip - Takako Mamiya


Some concepts are hard to put into words, especially to strangers. This may change if I improve at writing, or you get to know me personally.

If the picture at the top looks weird to you, you're probably seeing a moire pattern!

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