About me

Picture of me in a cave in Africa, but you can't really tell it's in a cave

I’m Peter, a software engineer living between Berlin, Germany and San Francisco, California, USA. I focus on distributed systems in the Go programming language.

I prefer to write code that solves a specific, tightly-defined problem, rather than code that solves a class of problems generally. Letter openers, not Swiss Army knives. I believe

Some nice things to read on the internet include Aeon, The Atlantic, Nautilus, lobste.rs, Long Reads. The New York Times, n+1, and The New Yorker. Some nice things to read on dead trees include Joe Conrad, Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Dave Wallace, and Neal Stephenson.