jmoiron plays the blues

My name is Jason Moiron, and I'm a 34 year old computer programmer from New York City. I work at datadog. My interests include:

This Blog

This blog is written using Go, a compiled open source language in heavy development at Google. The code is available for free online. The entries are stored in mongodb and rendered via my own template system called Mandira.

I am not a designer, but I play a UX advocate in real life. The design here is a mix of things cribbed from various influences, including Apple, Tim Van Damme, Dustin Curtis, Mark Otto, with inspiration from many others.


When I was a child, I spake as a child, I understood as a child, I thought as a child, but when I became a man, I put away childish things.

I have been blogging for over 15 years. Much of that history was here on The first few years I had cobbled together a web journal in bash on my university's free hosting account, and shortly thereafter I moved to a unparked and forgotten domain I had built up almost 400 posts.

So where are they all?

While digicide is essentially impossible, I've decided after a lot of writing that it was time to cut the fat; to trim the burdens of a long digital legacy, and move on.