I'm Patrick Dubroy, a programmer and interaction designer based in Munich, Germany. I currently do frontend development at Lyft, building internal tools to help make self-driving cars a thing.

Previously, I worked at Y Combinator Research, doing research at the intersection of programming languages and user interfaces. Before that, I 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.