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

πŸ’― 100 Days to Offload

I'm taking part in the 100 Days to Offload challenge in 2021.

Read more about it and see what I've written so far for this challenge.

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 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 on Matrix (@wilw:matrix.wilw.dev ) and Telegram (@wilw88 ).

Recent posts

πŸ“ Pacman: signature is unknown trust 19 September 2021

I was performing a standard system upgrade on an Arch server this morning and received the following messages (maintainer details redacted…

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πŸ“ Twitter Learnings 18 September 2021

I recently wrote about reviewing my Twitter usage, with the aim of discovering any constructive takeways I get from the platform that…

🏷️ #100daystooffload🏷️ #life

πŸ“ Columbus Day by Craig Alanson 12 September 2021

Having recently read Project Hail Mary - and rated it highly - Goodreads suggested I try Columbus Day by Craig Alanson. Columbus Day cover…

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