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👋 Hi, my name is Karl.

I write, speak, and help build startups. After 8 years as a CTO in Chicago, I founded Draft to help software engineering blogs produce high-quality technical content.

On the side, I run CFP Land, an automated newsletter that goes out to 2,000+ technology conference speakers every week.

I also have a personal blog and I send out a weekly newsletter on startups, technology, and leadership called The Portable CTO.

📖 Thanks for reading!


  1. A checklist of tactics for marketing your side projects.

    5k 463

  2. Recommend movies to your friends and ask them for recommendations all through a convenient SMS interface.

    Python 1

  3. Generate HTML email from your RSS feeds

    JavaScript 78 8

  4. A Cloudflare Worker that allows you to make secure requests to the Airtable API from your frontend.

    JavaScript 75 6

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December 1, 2020

karllhughes has no activity yet for this period.

November 2020

Reviewed 1 pull request in 1 repository
portable-cto/side-project-marketing 1 pull request

Created an issue in n8n-io/n8n that received 3 comments

RSS Node doesn't work when feed has HTML in the description

Describe the bug I created an RSS node that reads the CircleCI blog RSS feed. It fails with the following error: ERROR: Attribute without value Lin…


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