Brandon Konkle
Brandon Konkle

Software engineer, type system nerd, Rust explorer, Postgres fan, Linux enthusiast, supporter of social justice, loving husband and father, avid comic reader.

I’m a web application developer with nearly 15 years of experience creating high performance applications on the front & back end. I manage a team at Formidable Labs and help clients tackle big ideas.

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The Monsters

I had a loose paragraph describing the scene with just the main points that had to be hit; how the actors carried this out was left up to them.
— Gareth Edwards, describing the experience of ad-libbing a feature film with extras who just happened to be on location at the time.

I just finished watching The Monsters, a great indie film written and directed by the aforementioned Gareth Edwards. It was an alien invasion story set long after most monster movies end - long after the running and screaming and shooting and explosions. Several years later, Central America is trying to cope with the extra-terrestrial wildlife that has now become commonplace in their world. The real question that the movie leaves us with, however, is who the real monsters actually are…

I’m a web application developer with nearly 15 years of experience creating high performance applications on the front & back end. I manage a team at Formidable Labs and help clients tackle big ideas.

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