David's Blog

David Lacourt

Written by David Lacourt who lives in Senlis ๐ŸฆŒ, and works in Paris ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท, and ๐Ÿงก building things with code.

The Zeigarnik effect

April 02, 2019 - 4 min read

A post showing the Zeigarnik Effect applying to me playing, again and again, a game I did not finish when I was young.

On being a dad

March 31, 2019 - 5 min read

A post about reflecting on how being a dad can help you with soft skills ๐Ÿคฃ!

Here is a HUEseless side-project

March 26, 2019 - 4 min read

Here is my silly side-project as a geek dad with kids playing with their lights instead of sleeping.

This blog is built with Gatsby.

March 20, 2019 - 6 min read

A post about why I chose GatsbyJS to build this blog. And some weird thoughts about writing.

Using ObservableHQ to experiment with literate programming.

March 17, 2019 - 2 min read

A post about how I used ObservableHQ a few months ago to create a notebook about using JavaScript Generators to create a time-traveling visualization of an algorithm.

Gatsby with Contentful... or not.

March 16, 2019 - 3 min read

A post about how I mostly integrated Contentful in my publishing workflow, but failed, and did not do it.

Using reveal-md with emojis everywhere!

March 14, 2019 - 7 min read

A post about how I made emojis available on all OSes and browsers for reveal-md.

Using reveal-md to create technical presentations

March 12, 2019 - 6 min read

A post about how I discovered and now use reveal-md to create engaging technical presentations.

Setting up Twitter integration

March 10, 2019 - 5 min read

A post about how I added Twitter integration, based from a vague memory of an old tweet.

Gitpod, my new on-demand ๐Ÿ›Ž dev environment ๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐Ÿ’ป

March 07, 2019 - 3 min read

A post about how I used Gitpod.io to write this post.

Github Actions!

March 06, 2019 - 7 min read

A post about how I added build & deploy automation for this blog

Hello ๐Ÿ‘‹ World ๐ŸŒŽ

March 01, 2019 - 1 min read

The first post on this blog! About my intent and this blog's purpose