J Simpson

J Simpson

J. Simpson lives at the crossroads of logic and creativity. He writes and researches tech-related topics extensively for a wide variety of publications, including Forbes Finds. He is also a graphic designer, journalist, and academic writer, writing on the ways that technology is shaping our society while using the most cutting-edge tools and techniques to aid his path. He lives in Portland, Or.

Posts By: J Simpson

6 Inspiring Examples of Data-Driven Art

Data may come across as entirely academic at first glance. Massive databases of embedded, interlocking spreadsheets don’t exactly spark inspiration or joy, aside from the most dedicated datafile. That means a large swathe of the population, all but the most seasoned data scientists and visualizers, overlook the power and potential that open data can unleash. Read more

Vulcain Review

We review Vulcain, a new protocol using HTTP/2 Server Push to create fast and idiomatic client-driven REST APIs.

Developers have been struggling with performance bottlenecks for their web APIs for years. Some web developers were trying to solve the dilemma with asynchronous processing as far as back as 2013. Read more

6 Writing APIs To Elevate Your Words

Good writing makes the world go ’round. Whether it’s geared towards search engines, used within business-to-business copy, or taglines or social media videos, writing is what lets the world know of your existence, as well as what separates you from the seemingly endless sea of competition. Read more

The 6 Best Real Estate APIs

Real estate is a quickly changing industry. It depends on up-to-date data more so than nearly any other vertical, apart from maybe finance. As properties are sold, listings vanish in the blink of an eye. If a real estate agent or app has too many dead listings, customers will quickly grow impatient and move along. Read more