I'm Patrick Dubroy, a programmer and interaction designer based in Munich, Germany. Most recently, I worked at Y Combinator Research, doing research at the intersection of programming languages and user interfaces. In the past, I've worked at Google, BumpTop, and IBM.


I've been writing about programming, usability, and design since 2006. The most recent post is: Reading – Spring 2017.

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If you'd like to get in touch, you can email me at [email protected][my last name].com, or find me on Twitter.