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Contrafabulists

A Hack Education & API Evangelist Production

I’ve made some changes to this site. Happy New Year. I bet you will not even notice what they are. (OK. Ok. Those who look closely will note that I have also changed the copyright information. No longer is there a Creative Commons license on The Contrafabulists material. This really...

We have started work on a new Contrafabulists project: predictions.contrafabulists.com. We plan to track the predictions made about the future; and we'll see who's right, who's wrong, and who's committed to a certain technological vision of tomorrow. How many years until self-driving cars? How many years until robots take our...

It’s been about five years since Kin and I founded our company, Tech Gypsies. We chose the name because, at the time, we were living entirely on the road. We needed an umbrella for both our websites – Hack Education and API Evangelist – and for the technical work and...

I travel a lot, and one of the great joys of doing so is trying new restaurants and eating new foods. But when you’re in a strange city, it can be difficult to find restaurants that are actually worthwhile. I believe that all cities – even the smallest of small...

Kin and I have just returned from our trip to New York City. I think it was one of the best trips we’ve taken to The City, in no small part because we made sure to focus on seeing friends while in town. Too often when we travel for work...