I am Joseph Rex,
voyaging the boundaries of interfaces and interactions

Joseph is a software engineer at ConvertKit, a creative technologist that loves combining art and engineering, and dad to an over-demanding australian shepherd named Glitch.

A life with segmented purpose

From the moment I hit my point of realization, I frequently thought about ways to achieve quality of life through fulfillment in the things I do. We are likely to limit ourselves through our entire lifetime by constraining the things we seek fulfillment in.

Planning life finances

When I was a teenager I always thought I would either end up in accounting like my dad, or in a medical profession like my mom. We really limit ourselves to the choices we see around us sometimes, but thankfully, the more adventurous side of me chose to take neither of those paths.

Themed Years

In 2013 I got a journal with themed sections and it felt so much like it was all shaped around my life. I don't have it anymore now but I loved the idea behind theming fragments of my life.

We Are All Wrong

We hate being wrong as humans and that often clouds our judgement in different situations. Even when we are certainly wrong but have held on to a belief for so long, we let confirmation bias impede our acknowledgement of the truth that we are wrong.

Lets Talk Safe Navigation

Safe navigation operator is a syntactic construct mostly found and used in programming languages that offer the object oriented programming paradigm. Safe navigation is needed when navigating properties/methods/children of an object with a need to ascertain that there are no broken pointers.

Hurt People Hurt People

My wife and I just went to see the movie Little - the new movie by Marsai Martin. It was a good movie and the narrative was about a lady who had been treated unfairly by peers at a young age.

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