Cassidy Williams

Hi there! My name is Cassidy and I'm a Principal Developer Experience Engineer at Netlify and co-curator of The Overflow! I love building mechanical keyboards in my free time.
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newsletter April 9, 2021

The Overflow #68: Our first piece of hardware?

Welcome to ISSUE #68 of the Overflow! This newsletter is by developers, for developers, written and curated by the Stack Overflow team and Cassidy Williams at Netlify. This week: we April fooled ‘em with custom hardware, can you use general relativity to lengthen your day, and a look at a refreshing new language for SPAs. From the blog…
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newsletter April 2, 2021

The Overflow #67: Forget Moore’s Law. Algorithms drive technology forward

Welcome to ISSUE #67 of the Overflow! This newsletter is by developers, for developers, written and curated by the Stack Overflow team and Cassidy Williams at Netlify. This week: inertial navigation, new research from MIT on who’s building our algorithmic commons, plus a conversation with Slack about APIs and open-source. From the blog Forget Moore’s Law. Algorithms drive…
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newsletter February 26, 2021

The Overflow #61: I followed my dreams and got demoted to software developer

Welcome to ISSUE #61 of the Overflow! This newsletter is by developers, for developers, written and curated by the Stack Overflow team and Cassidy Williams at Netlify. This week, understanding communication cultures, the lack of inconsistencies in Newton’s universe, and understanding how CPUs handle negative numbers. From the blog Why are video calls so tiring? You might be…
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newsletter February 12, 2021

The Overflow #60: Sequencing DNA with a USB dongle and open source

Welcome to ISSUE #60 of the Overflow! This newsletter is by developers, for developers, written and curated by the Stack Overflow team and Cassidy Williams at Netlify. This week, open sourcing DNA sequencers, Clubhouse, and finding the Nth prime number. From the blog Learn to program BASIC with a Twitter bot stackoverflow.blogTurns out you can do a lot in…
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newsletter January 29, 2021

The Overflow #58: The ecological cost of #cryptoart

Welcome to ISSUE #58 of the Overflow! This newsletter is by developers, for developers, written and curated by the Stack Overflow team and Cassidy Williams at Netlify. This week, the unreasonable ecological cost of #cryptoart, why nobody is practicing continuous deployment, and our new feature: personalized feeds on Stack Overflow for Teams. From the blog Personalized feeds now…