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Valerian Saliou

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Software Engineer and Product Designer. Builder.

Horizontal Scaling of Socket.IO Microservices with RabbitMQ

At Crisp, we are building a customer service software that provides our users with a chatbox service that they can setup on their website. The Crisp chatbox provides features that require users to stay connected to Crisp servers over WebSocket, via Socket.IO, even if they do not opt to »

Estimating My Carbon Footprint for The Year

I usually say that one cannot understand what one does not measure. Our modern daily lives revolve around energy. We power our lights & electronics, we heat our home, we commute, we travel, we buy imported goods, and we rely on social services from our states. And as a result, »

Announcing Prose: Decentralized Team Messaging in an Era of Centralized SaaS

Nowadays, almost every company is using messaging tools within their teams. Such tools help businesses boost productivity. They (almost) entirely replaced email. But there’s a hitch: those new platforms are all centralized. From Slack, Skype for Business to Microsoft Teams, or the now-defunct HipChat, all company’s industrial secrets »

MakAir Series: Engineering Focus on Ventilator Software

This is the sixth (and last!) article of a series on the MakAir open-source ventilator, a project that I founded with friends, which was born at the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic in early 2020. Think of this series of articles as a ledger of all that happened and all »

MakAir Series: Engineering Focus on Ventilator Electronics

This is the fifth article of a series on the MakAir open-source ventilator, a project that I founded with friends, which was born at the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic in early 2020. Think of this series of articles as a ledger of all that happened and all that was »

MakAir Series: Engineering Focus on Ventilator Pneumatics

This is the fourth article of a series on the MakAir open-source ventilator, a project that I founded with friends, which was born at the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic in early 2020. Think of this series of articles as a ledger of all that happened and all that was »

MakAir Series: The Building Blocks of a Mechanical Ventilator

This is the third article of a series on the MakAir open-source ventilator, a project that I founded with friends, which was born at the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic in early 2020. Think of this series of articles as a ledger of all that happened and all that was »

MakAir Series: How to Ventilate a Human Patient 101

This is the second article of a series on the MakAir open-source ventilator, a project that I founded with friends, which was born at the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic in early 2020. Think of this series of articles as a ledger of all that happened and all that was »

MakAir Series: The Inception of an Open-Source Ventilator Project

This is the first article of a series on the MakAir open-source ventilator, a project that I founded with friends, which was born at the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic in early 2020. Think of this series of articles as a ledger of all that happened and all that was »

3D Printing: My DIY Formlabs Enclosure Project

When the Formlabs Form 3 was released back in late 2019, I jumped on to ordering it and trying it out, with a future hardware project in mind. I was new to SLA (Stereolithography), coming from the world of FFF/FDM (Fused Filament Fabrication) with my MakerBot Method. Unfortunately, I »