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πŸ–– Hello and welcome. I'm a tech lead/enthusiast based in Wales, UK. My main personal interests are indie and/or open-source projects, web technologies, serverless/Jamstack, and the slow web.

Quick background

πŸ’‘ Since 2016 I have been Chief Technology Officer at enterprise SaaS company Simply Do Ideas . Before this I was a software engineer at Chaser .

πŸŽ“ I completed my PhD at Cardiff University 's School of Computer Science & Informatics in 2015.

πŸ€“ I worked on the IBM-led UK MoD and US Army Research Labs coalition ITA project as a postdoctoral research associate.

πŸ‘¨β€πŸ« I lectured the Advanced Computer Science MSc module Web & Social Computing and the Computer Science BSc module Human-Computer Interaction .

What's on this website?

πŸ“ I write about technology and things I find interesting on my blog ( RSS feeds available).

πŸ“” I maintain a collection of notes (Recently updated: Plain Text Accounting).

πŸš€ I (occasionally) publish additional content on my geminispace at gemini://wilw.capsule.town (see this post for help with opening this link).

πŸ‘¨β€πŸ’» Some of my research publications are available here.

πŸ“¦ I work on and maintain a number of projects.

πŸͺ΄ Find out more about this website and its purpose.

How to contact me

You can follow me on Mastodon (πŸ“£ @wilw@fosstodon.org ) and Pixelfed (πŸ–ΌοΈ @wilw@pixelfed.social ).

You can also get in touch directly with me on Telegram (@wilw88 ).

Recent posts

πŸ“ The future of the decentralised web: thoughts on web0 and web3 21 January 2022

I recently signed the web0 manifesto, which embodies many of the values I consider to be important when it comes to technology - and the web…

🏷️ #technology🏷️ #opinion

πŸ“ Completing the #100DaysToOffload challenge 13 January 2022

Twelve months ago - in January 2021 - I started my attempt at the #100DaysToOffload challenge. I had set myself a new year’s resolution to…

🏷️ #100daystooffload🏷️ #life

πŸ“ Browser push notifications in a Flutter web application 18 December 2021

πŸŽ‰ This is post 100 in my attempt at the #100DaysToOffload challenge! For a couple of years I have been writing mobile apps using the…

🏷️ #100daystooffload🏷️ #technology

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