&yet is about people
Amy Lynn Taylor
Internet “Luke” Karrys
An &yet timeline
&yet is founded
by Adam Brault, Amy Lynn Taylor, Nathan Fritz, and Adam Baldwin.
, a drop-in chat for websites (our first realtime software product)
Hit all the buzzwords when we tackled our first ambitious realtime client project—an IoT geolocation asset tracking platform with a realtime API, iOS app, and single-page app in Backbone, using XMPP.
Moved into a new office
Founded Doctype Society (complete with
gorgeous crest by Amy
Went to Italy as a team
because what the heck, why not?
Started using Node
Sponsored the first NodeConf
Helped start TriConf
, a knowledge sharing event bringing together people doing interesting and unique things in our community
Organized Keeping it Realtime
, a cross-communal conference all about realtime technology
Built And Bang
, a chat and task sharing app for teams (also
invented the Schwoosh! sound
Moved into a new office—again! And made our beautiful space available to dozens of local nonprofits, artists, and community organizers.
Served as major financial sponsor for Room to Think, our area’s first coworking space.
Adam Baldwin demonstrated xss.io at defcon
Interviewed cyborg anthropologist Amber Case
, one of the pioneering thinkers of people-first technology
, with a marching band, children’s choir, passports, kazoos, and a spontaneous closing talk from Adam Brault about
Intentionally Tiny Leaders
Perfected the art of Christmas decorations
Started the Node Security Project
in order to help make security a core value of the Node community.
, a library for using modern XMPP in the browser
Built SimpleWebRTC and Conversat.io
(which would later become Talky)
, a conference about the vibrant spirit and ethic of businesses who care about people, think long-term, and seek to better the world.
Moved into another new office
Proposed including SECURITY.MD
to GitHub projects to explain how security is being handled for a project
Interviewed Cabel Sasser and Steven Frank
, founders of
, a company who we’ve looked up to for a long time.
Adam Brault presented People First
Adam Baldwin presented Security First
, receiving much ribbing for one company saying two things should be first!
Hosted the 2013 RealtimeConf
, which mostly has to be
to be believed.
Mike Speegle wrote “Something Greater Than Artifice”
, which later won
Kirkus Reviews’ Indie Book of the Year
Ben Michel composed “Realtime”
, a soundtrack to RealtimeConf
, our lightweight, modular pattern library
, an open set of tools for building collaboration apps
Released the second generation of Talky
Hosted our first Node Secure Development Training
Said goodbye to And Bang
local indie music thing
Bought a bus
because what the heck, why not?
Started JS for Teams
, which later turned into
Contributed to the renovation of Richland’s historic Uptown Theatre
a community mailing list dispatch that curates people and ideas in our community that are inspiring us
Helped start Fuse
, our local co-working space
Philip Roberts gave the “What the heck is an event loop anyway?” talk
Continued our contribution to
Pasco School District’s Enterprise program
a promotional video
a lot of volunteering
, and a
great talk by Jaime
Went Christmas caroling on a bus
, even sang Silent Night in a bank while Terry made a deposit
Took the bus and went sledding with yeti families
, which soon became the Node Security Platform
Did our first Kickstarter for Talky
. We didn’t get it, but hey.
, our enterprise consulting service
Eric stepped up as our CEO
Made the world’s first call between 3 different browsers
Amy gave the “Remote and Better for It” talk
, a conference about the intersections of technology with humanity, meaning, and ethics for people who believe the world should be better and are determined to make it so (again, must be
to be believed)
Released realtime text in Talky
after being inspired by Aimee Chou’s amazing talk about the deaf experience of software
NLF released dlite
, simplifying Docker on macOS.
Adam returns as CEO,
short for Captain EO
Adam Baldwin, Sarah Bray, and Eric Zanol joined as &yet partners
donated Node Security Project to Node Foundation
Security for Founders
Added recording, broadcast, and mobile support to the powerful set of features in
, which helps our team rapidly deliver custom communication and collaboration software for our clients.
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