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Sean is a software developer and technographer from Philly. He specializes in building web applications and evaluating digital communities. For fun he plays many different types of games and likes to be outside with friends. This website is his home on the web, where he serves up great links and aggregates his digital life.

Recent Activity

(Jan 15 2020) - your first communities - jenngineering
Nostalgic and thoughtful post on folk's first communities and what happened to them.
(Jan 15 2020) - Neon Genesis Evangelion: what the powerful anime really means in 2020 - Polygon
Deeply thought out review of an awesome, complex show.
(Jan 13 2020) - FullCalendar - JavaScript Event Calendar
Potentially useful library for integrating a calendar into your app.
(Jan 09 2020) - infrastructure in 2 years not 10
Interesting read on more efficient government.
(Jan 08 2020) - The Asymetry of Internet Identity - crawshaw
Interesting attempt to illustrate an "identity stack" on the internet. While I really like the idea and agree with the author for the most part, I think it could use some more fleshing out at the higher levels of the stack.
(Jan 08 2020) - Building a BitTorrent client in Go | Jesse Li
Very educational and clear post about building a bittorrent client.
(Aug 14 2019) - Aspects of Main Street
A short series of observations about the local main street.
(Jun 11 2019) - The Premise of Technography
(Mar 11 2019) - Clay Shirky on building social software
(Dec 11 2018) - Imzy Closing
Some quick thoughts on the closing of Imzy.
(Nov 29 2018) - Modern Witchcraft


The Technographer - My blog.
Checklisting.Club - Collaborative preparedness SaaS.
The VFA News Club - Clone of for VFA.
Laddr-Python - Beginner-friendly clone of laddr.
PennApps Fellows - Summer internship program in Philly.
PillPal - Pill dispenser, 3rd place at PennApps XIII.
Better Swipe Access - A card swipe access system for machine shops.
Cartography - My own drawings and maps.
Senior Thesis - On detecting novel communities.
DVPCC - Private community for cancer researchers.

Contact Me

I really enjoy hearing from people, so feel free to email me at seanjcrl at that popular google mail service .com. I'm not always the quickest to reply, but I'll do my best to get back to you!