🖖 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.
💡 Since 2016 I have been Chief Technology Officer at enterprise SaaS company Simply Do Ideas . Before this I was a software engineer at Chaser .
🎓 I completed my PhD at Cardiff University 's School of Computer Science & Informatics in 2015.
🤓 I worked on the IBM-led UK MoD and US Army Research Labs coalition ITA project as a postdoctoral research associate.
👨🏫 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?
📝 I write about technology and things I find interesting on my blog (RSS feeds available).
📔 I maintain a collection of notes (Recently updated: Plain Text Accounting).
🚀 I (occasionally) publish additional content on my geminispace at gemini://wilw.capsule.town (see this post for help with opening this link).
👨💻 Some of my research publications are available here.
📦 I work on and maintain a number of projects.
🪴 Find out more about this website and its purpose.
How to contact me
You can follow me on Mastodon (📣 @firstname.lastname@example.org ) and Pixelfed (🖼️ @email@example.com ).
You can also get in touch directly with me on Telegram (@wilw88 ).
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