Hi! I'm Alex. I'm a software engineer living near Boston, MA. My current technical interests include operating systems, developer tooling, and small internet protocols like Gopher, but I'm constantly learning new things that I get excited about. Occasionally, I might write about it here on my blog.
Outside of tech, I enjoy playing music, hiking, and a good board game shared among friends.
This site is an ever-changing hobby project where I use the markup and build system as an excuse to learn and/or build new tools.
In 2020, I rewrote the site as a series
of man-pages in
writing new blog posts in the language and developing a toolchain
to support feeds, text-only versions,
and eventually a gopher mirror.
At the end of 2021, I really wanted a lower-friction medium to
blog on (akin to the plaintext I was writing on my
phlog). Looking to keep the
site buildable by base OpenBSD as a
I took the opportunity to write my own
lightweight markup parser,
Stay tuned for more!