A Telegram bot in the serverless Now

Thirty years ago I was living in Finland where, at the time, texting was the primary method of communication. This is no coincidence, given that it was the Finn Jarkko Oikarinen who created the global chat system IRC that lives on and continues to thrive to this day. It would take Americans and the rest of the world another 12/15 years before they got turned onto texting, with the advent of affordable SMS

Today there exist a plethora of instant messaging platforms like Signal, best known for its endorsement by Edward Snowden, the Swiss company Wire, Facebook’s…



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