Hi friends! I'm Vegard

Vegard Stikbakke vegard.stikbakke at gmail.com
Fri Apr 3 06:35:53 UTC 2020


I'm also interested in the history of computing. I read The Dream
Machine by M. Mitchell Waldrop and UNIX: A History and a Memoir by
Brian Kernighan last year - both are highly recommended!

On Fri, Apr 3, 2020 at 8:10 AM Vegard Stikbakke
<vegard.stikbakke at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> I'm 26 years old, from Norway, and I work as a backend developer. I'm
> "originally" a statistician, so I don't have as much theoretical
> computer science grounding as I'd like.
>
> I found this list through Joe Nelson after reading (not all of!) the
> concurrency primer blog post he recently posted, and figured I'd like
> to join.
> Joe said "It's kind of a systems programming crowd," which sounds fun!
>
> I use Python at work, and that's also what I gravitate towards using
> if I do any side projects - probably because it's the only language I
> know!
> I've recently started getting interested in files and storage and such.
> I'm currently trying to learn more about database systems.
>
> I have a blog with a few posts, e.g. this one
> https://www.vegardstikbakke.com/how-do-pipes-work-sigpipe/, which I
> posted on Hacker News, and learned a lot from the comments there.
>
> Looking forward to perusing this list!
>
> Best, Vegard


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