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Hi there. I'm Justin Duke: an engineer, writer, and founder. I currently work as the CEO of Buttondown, the best way to start and grow your newsletter. This site is meant equal parts playground, pulpit, and commonplace book; I hope you have some fun poking around.

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I'm currently enjoying Farm RPG, Monster, Taskmaster, Cromartie High School, Delicious in Dungeon, Team, and The Diamond Age.

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