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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!

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

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Creating a crappy version of something is the first step to creating a better version of something. It also helps you know what you don’t know :)

Oct 8, 2021 12:27 UTC

Pictures I took while picking mushrooms

General Finland appreciation album :)

Mushrooms that I found interesting.

Beautiful summit photos from hikes

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