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Hi, I'm VanessaSaurus, a Software Engineer.
Building tools, containers, and cloudy things, with a penchant for Python and parsnips. -- about me


Collection Tree Filesystems The containertree software aims to support and encourage research that can help us to better optimize container development, distribution, and inheritance. Specifically, it provides various tree data structures to describe different facets of containers. I won’t go into detail because... Read more

Open Source Transparency Let’s talk about transparency. It’s having an openness in culture that makes a community, practice, or tangible thing honest and accountable. On a personal level, transparency also means vulnerability, because if you put yourself out there, you also risk judgment... Read more

OCI Series Part I: Introduction to Containers Hey friends! I’m working on creating base of documentation to teach you about the Open Container Initiative (OCI). The questions that I want to tackle are: What is OCI? What projects are maintained by the community? How do I contribute... Read more

Hospital Chargemasters On January 1st, 2019, the Center’s for Medicare and Medicaid Services Price Transparency Law went into effect. It mandates that hospital’s share their chargemasters, or a listing of services and prices. I found out via this article from Quartz. Specifically,... Read more