I am Joseph Rex,
a creative technologist and UI enthusiast

CSS, JavaScript, Ruby, 3D, XR, Animation, Design, and Life

Meaningless Creativity

In places where I can, I introduce myself as a creative technologist because it describes all I do better than any job title can. But beyond that, beyond being creative with technology, the term describes the intersectionality of STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) with Art at the forefront.


Financial architecture

A lot of things that are built to withstand the test of time go through proper architecture. I’m sure there are more contexts to use the term architect but the most common I encounter are with structural architects and software architects.


How I set up frontmatter With Next.js and MDX

As I began writing documentation for my project ui-pack I wanted full control of the medium to prevent limitations that may be met with existing documentation tools. A primary goal of the project is to be so comprehensive to its users.


Markdown format for code tabs

For a while I’ve been working on ui-pack which is intended to be a home for those UI components that aren’t used frequently enough to make it to most component libraries or are often implemented with very little research.