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I live in Helsinki, Finland, and I really like computers and writing software. I also love to read, take photos, and tinker with this website!

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Taylor Thompson taylor@teukka.tech https://teukka.tech eternally curious person

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RE: this, I started a TiddlyWiki meets Hugo project to try and get all my info in the same format.

Apr 11, 2021 19:36 UTC

Thinking about what sort of tools and processes I can change to tighten up the collection, curation, creation loop.

Apr 6, 2021 15:59 UTC

What is it about analog photography that is so satisfying? The feeling of all the mechanical parts? The absence of social pressure to edit and post? The finality of a roll of film?

Apr 4, 2021 09:15 UTC

Of all the Finnish cultural traditions, I think I enjoy sauna the most.

Apr 2, 2021 18:49 UTC

Blog Post

(Nvim) Lua for Javascripters: Module Exports

A quick overview on exporting lua code as modules

Mar 31, 2021

“humans are quickly overwhelmed by concurrency and find it much more difficult to reason about concurrent than sequential code. Even careful people miss possible inter-leavings among even simple collections of partially ordered operations.”

The fact that source code starts its life as text is part of what makes wrapping my head around concurrent programs difficult. Closure syntax like that in Rust’s std::thread::spawn certainly help, but it still gets very tricky to keep things straight. I wonder what a non text interface for concurrent programming would look like…

Mar 27, 2021 15:14 UTC