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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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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

Desktop installable PWAs from Firefox would be so awesome

Mar 24, 2021 18:31 UTC

I want an app that’s just Spotify, but is actually Bandcamp.

Mar 24, 2021 16:04 UTC

New goal: make quill into a PWA

Mar 22, 2021 21:44 UTC

Trying awesomewm again. This time I didn’t copy-paste someone else’s config and it’s going much smoother!

Mar 21, 2021 22:29 UTC

Wishing there was a way to compile “self contained” binaries with luvit. It seems that you still need to have libs like luvit in your path to run the binary when you compile your projects.

Mar 19, 2021 10:50 UTC