I saw “Fifty Shades of Grey” and I have thoughts

I hadn’t originally planned on watching Fifty Shades of Grey. I knew going in that its depictions of sex and kink were problematic, that its »

My Journey to “Someone” [or] On the Terribleness of Silicon Valley

Last week, I gave a talk at ForwardJS, and it seemed to be pretty well received. This was the first time I gave a “soft” talk »

Moving to Medium, Kinda

You may have noticed that things have been kinda quite around here lately. Well, I've moved to Medium for my blogging. This is mostly because I »

Why I'm moving back to GitHub

I left GitHub a few months ago, to the extent possible. I wrote at the time: Trust is easily lost, but hard won. GitHub has lost »

On #GamerGate

I had not originally intended to write about GamerGate, but it keeps coming up. If you are not familiar with the events that have unfolded, read »

Introducing Raspi-LLIO (Low Level I/O)

In preparation for the upcoming NodeBots Day in San Francisco, I have just published a new library for the Raspberry Pi, called raspi-llio (Low Level Input »

The emotional meanings of Her and Cloud Atlas

I watched both Spike Jonze’ Her and Cloud Atlas again this last weekend, and I have been contemplating what they each have to say. It’s »

I am an atheist

Yes, I, Bryan Hughes, am an atheist, and have been for about 6-7 years now. I'm sure there are some of you who are thinking, "Duh »