A. Jesse Jiryu Davis
Village Zendo's Summer Meditation Retreat 2022
Photos of my Zen community's first in-person sesshin since December 2019.
Climbing in Peterskill
May 29, 2022. Photos of my friends climbing in upstate New York.
Why Should Async Get All The Love?: Advanced Control Flow With Threads
Writeup of my PyCon 2022 talk. How to write safe, elegant concurrent Python with threads.
Buddhist Groups Supporting Refugees
My Zen group, the Village Zendo, is leading a Buddhist project to resettle refugees in NYC.
Paper Review: E-Store, P-Store, and Elastic Database Systems
A PhD thesis and two papers about reactive and predictive autoscaling.
Paper Review: 1Pipe
A super-low latency protocol with causal consistency and total order, for cutting-edge data centers.
244 Days Off
I'm going on sabbatical from MongoDB until December.
Multi-Paxos in Python, tested with Jepsen
A 2-week toy project to learn a famous algorithm and try out a distributed systems test framework.
Eye-Closing Ceremony at the Village Zendo
Covering the statue of Manjusri and desanctifying the space, in preparation for moving to the zendo's new location.
Cleaning Up Rikers Island
Photos and story: faith leaders and incarcerated boys work side by side to repaint a youth jail.