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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://g.wilw.dev (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“ Making your Python Flask app serverless 28 February 2021

Python's Flask framework is an easy and excellent tool for writing web applications. Its in-built features and ecosystem of supporting…

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πŸ“ Migrating from Google Photos: Nextcloud, Piwigo, Mega, and pCloud 25 February 2021

By now I'm sure everyone has heard the horror stories about people (seemingly-) randomly losing access to their Google accounts. Often the…

🏷️ #100daystooffload🏷️ #technology🏷️ #opinion

πŸ“ The Glamour of Cyberpunk and the Road to Solarpunk 20 February 2021

A few months ago I stumbled across this article: Beyond Cyberpunk: Towards a Solarpunk Future. It was posted on the excellent blog Tales…

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