Taylor Thompson's Homepage

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!

    slow loris, an endangered and beautiful creature
Taylor Thompson taylor@teukka.tech https://teukka.tech eternally curious person

Recent Updates

What started out as an idea is now officially available to try! Introducing the beta version of tendril-wiki, trying to bring what I love from TiddlyWiki and Hugo and make it my own!

May 28, 2021 14:45 UTC

Something that is really hard to capture with a type system is how values change over time. For example, I could have a type of null when I boot my app, but then have that same data structure have a type string after a certain point in time. Thereโ€™s not a great way to tell type systems, โ€œafter a certain series of events, if this process is still running, this will be of a certain typeโ€

May 19, 2021 12:39 UTC

Finnish summer weather is so nice that it tricks you into thinking that winter doesnโ€™t exist.

May 15, 2021 12:22 UTC

The more I use Rust, the more I appreciate how good the built in tooling is. Not having to configure separate test runners, packagers, package managers, etc for each project results in a huge reduction of mental overhead and allows you to just focus on writing code

May 13, 2021 09:55 UTC

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