Published 2020-04-11 on Cara's Blog - Permalink

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I’m an openly trans woman pursuing a Computer Science degree. I’ve been writing software for around ten years, mostly in games and web APIs.

I write and design my software with the following goals in mind:

  1. Simplicity
  2. Correctness (Which also includes accessibility)
  3. Efficiency

Please see my Projects page for examples of my work.

Currently, my skills include:

  • Linux Systems Administration
  • Backend API design and implementation
    • Golang
    • Python
  • Native CLI application development
    • Rust
    • Java
    • Golang
    • Python

I’m currently learning:

  • Svelte

Articles from my webring

Open source means surrendering your monopoly over commercial exploitation

Participation in open source requires you to surrender your monopoly over commercial exploitation. This is a profound point about free and open source software which seems to be causing a lot of companies to struggle with their understanding of the philosoph…

via Drew DeVault's blog January 20, 2021

Status update, January 2021

Hi all! This month again, my main focus has been wlroots. I’ve focused on the internal renderer refactoring (the so-called “renderer v6"). A lot of the work has now been completed, and all backends now use the new interfaces under-the-hood. With the help …

via emersion January 18, 2021

mdBook security advisory

This is a cross-post of the official security advisory. The official post contains a signed version with our PGP key, as well. The Rust Security Response Working Group was recently notified of a security issue affecting the search feature of mdBook, which co…

via Rust Blog January 4, 2021

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