jmoiron plays the blues

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

This Blog

This blog is written using Go. 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 about 20 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.