Hey! I'm Phil (he/him). In the past 10 years I've been a developer or manager or founder or cofounder; at startups like TigerBeetle, Capsule8, larger companies like Linode and Oracle, and my own Multiprocess Labs.
Today, I'm having a bit of fun doing independent research on databases and distributed systems while I figure out what's next.
I am a college dropout (not by choice; stay in school!) and for the last 10 years I've chased my way down the software stack starting from humble beginnings with the venerable jQuery and PHP.
This site is about software internals; particularly compilers, interpreters, programming languages, distributed systems, databases, software emulation, file formats, and internet protocols.
I'm not an expert, I just love these topics.