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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“ My development stack 4 August 2021

Some people have complex development processes and flows - making use of tools such as heavy editors and IDEs, Docker for running and…

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πŸ“ Our first few months with a dog 3 August 2021

About nine months ago - at the end of November last year - we adopted a dog. Although I've always grown up with and around dogs owned by…

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πŸ“ Code syntax highlighting in Gatsby 28 July 2021

Providing code snippets on your website or blog can be a great way to convey meaning for technical concepts. Using the HTML tag can help…

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