Patrick Joyce

Director of Engineering at Shopify.

Previously VP of Engineering at Stitch Fix, SVP of Product at Pet360, and Director of Engineering at LivingSocial.

From Silver Spring, MD.

March 12, 2024

What I Read in 2023

Took me long enough to write this one up :) January The Last Days of Roger Federer: And Other Endings February Blindsight - This book is bonkers (in that it posits a world where Vampires are real) but was very interesting and made me reflect on the nature of consciousness.... Continue Reading »

January 1, 2023

What I Read in 2022

January Enemy of All Mankind - Interesting and relatively light read of piracy and the world’s first international manhunt at the dawn of modern nation states. Soccermatics: Mathematical Adventures in the Beautiful Game - It was fine. I have a much better soccer book later in the year though. February... Continue Reading »

August 11, 2022

A Brief Morality Play About A Cool, User Friendly Feature

I saw a feature request from my friend and former colleague Ellen Beldner last night on Twitter: i simply want a protocol that embeds password requirements into the form field html and that password managers can use to create a matching PW Ellen Beldner Twitter What follows is a running... Continue Reading »

March 5, 2022

What I Read in 2021

January Pachinko - Epic multi-generational story of Koreans in Japan. Station Eleven - Excellent. I’m not sure that reading about a world ending pandemic was great for my mental state last January. The HBO show currently airing is also beautifully shot. It is meaningfully different than the book owing to... Continue Reading »