Hi, I'm Dustin Getz




  • Radical Decency – a grassroots strategy to re-structure business culture around values
  • I help out a local Philly startup incubator
  • Philadelphia Scala Users Group – PHASE
  • Philadelphia Clojure Users Group – Clojadelphia


  • I also enjoy to study economics, history and religion.

Clojure 2018

This is my world – most stuff here relates to Hyperfiddle and Datomic.

World order 2018

"Progress and barbarism go hand in hand, unless material civilization be reinforced by spiritual conduct" — Abdu’l-Bahá

Slides: Datomic vs failures of REST, Hypermedia and ORM 2017

Slides from ClojureNYC. These failures are the bane of our industry; we fight their consequences every day, yet nobody can pinpoint at exactly what is failing, or why, or it's mechanism. To defeat the devil, you must first learn to see him. Here is my attempt. The devil's name is mutability and his lair is the database.