These are the people and ideas that influenced me, and for whose work I am grateful.

  • Coding Horror’s Jeff Atwood
    • I started reading this blog in 2005 when I was learning to write code. I discovered it through Google Reader.
  • Professor Karla Fant
    • Her classes on algorithms and data structures in C++ have stuck in my memory vividly. Her teaching style is unique, high energy, and dense with nerdy movie references.
  • Gwern
    • I have known about Gwern for at least 10 years, mostly through LessWrong. However, I started reading his site in 2020, and loved the detail he has put into his website. I copied the ::after link styles, so that links have identifying icons after them.
  • Julian Lehr
    • His site theme inspired my terminal