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

I'm interested in πŸ‹οΈβ€β™‚οΈ fitness, I love to πŸ—Ί travel and explore new places, and I'm a 🐢 proud dog dad!

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 .

πŸ“¦ I build and maintain a number of projects - both open-source and commercial. I am a co-founder of Trialflare .

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 thoughts, links and notes.

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.

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“ Simple Ledger visualisations using Python 24 April 2022

If you're a current follower of this blog then you may already know that I'm a bit of a fan of using plain text accounting for managing…

🏷️ #technology🏷️ #python🏷️ #ledger🏷️ #finance

πŸ“ On alcohol 12 April 2022

Whilst my days of binge drinking as a student are thankfully far in my past, alcohol is still an ongoing, yet much more minor, part of my…

🏷️ #life

πŸ“ Self-hosting apps and services using Traefik reverse proxy 9 April 2022

I often talk about self-hosting on this blog, and I'm certainly a big fan of being able to control my own data and systems wherever possible…

🏷️ #technology🏷️ #selfhost

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