Hello! arcana dot computer is a weblog from Justin Duke. (That's me.)
I run Buttondown, maintain Spoonbill, and invest at Third South Capital.
Before that, I spent four years at Stripe, where I did things like:
I also have a very nice Corgi puppy and mentor aspiring technologists in partnership with Unloop. With what precious time remains, I generally am probably reading or writing or playing some video games. Here's what I've currently got on tap:
If you're interested in subscribing to monthly updates from this project, you should subscribe below or via the omnibus RSS feed:
Alternatively, you can jump right into some writing. This domain is an ongoing work: links below that are slightly faded are drafts, and unclickable links are placeholders for future content. You're welcome to peruse them, of course, and you might also enjoy my shorter, more blog-y posts.
At the moment, I'm not looking for a position — I am happily spending my time working on Buttondown and cosplaying as a house husband. That being said, if you're interested in a full professional history, as they say, you can find it right here:
Lastly, if you're interested in chatting, please reach out. I am in general much happier to answer an email or DM than jump on a call.