About Me (Rapid Fire)
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I'm Hayden Walker, and I'm the author, webmaster, maintainer, and
server administrator for this site. It's a one-man show. If you're
interested in a more detailed 'origin story' of sorts, click here.
This page is more of a factsheet.
- I'm Canadian. Specifically, I'm from New Brunswick, Canada.
- I'm a university student, pursuing a bachelor's degree in mathematics and
- I self-host this site from my basement.
- My first language is English, mais je parle français (B2) und ein bisschen Deutsch (A2).
- I'm a member of my university's competitive programming club.
- I primarily program in Java and Python. I recently began learning C.
- In high school I participated in the Cyber Patriot/Cyber Titan cybersecurity competition twice.
Some things I like include, but are not limited to:
- Boardgames, specifically Euro-style strategy games
- Learning German
- Collecting watches
- Building electronics projects
- Music – my tastes range from death metal, to classic rock,
to Atlantic Canadian folk music, to chiptunes, and beyond.
- Free-as-in-freedom software
- Conway's Game of Life
- Gardening – a real garden has gnomes and plastic flamingos.
- My girlfriend Lene
- My cat Fluffy