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About

Hi there,

I am Abhirag AwasthiSometimes I sits and thinks, and sometimes I just sits..., a programmer by day and musician by night, living in Bangalore, India. I used to get paid to tinker with firmware at my previous job as a systems programmer for Hewlett Packard R&D, I am currently pursuing new opportunities.

I can usually be found hunched over a laptop, messing around with all the technologies that excite me as much as a laser pointer excites a kitten. I don’t like to limit myself to a set of tools and technologies, that being said, I am experienced with C# and PythonThe programming language, not the snake, unfortunately.. If I am not coding, I am probably out, playing mandolin in a small cafe or on the streets of Bangalore. I am hard working and humble and thus I improve. I like learning new things and playing around with different programming languages, currently in love with all things ElixirA dynamic, functional language designed for building scalable and maintainable applications., in admiration of all things Clojure and in awe of all things Haskell.

This website is my attempt towards providing a coherent structure to my ramblings about programming, music and other things that interest me. If you'd like to connect, feel free to email me. An archive of all my web identities can be found on my Keybase profile. Thanks for stopping by :)

Bookshelf

Currently Reading

Interactive Data Visualization for the Web

The Little Elixir & OTP Guidebook

Flask Web Development

The Little Schemer

Introduction to Algorithms: A Creative Approach

The Manga Guide to Linear Algebra

Elixir in Action

Programming Phoenix

Programming Elixir

Introducing Python

Haskell Programming from First Principles

The Algorithm Design Manual A growing archive of books I have read can be found here.

Music

Currently Listening

Oathbreaker -- Rheia

mewithoutYou -- It's All Crazy! It's All False! It's All a Dream! It's Alright

Trap Them -- Crown Feral

Murder By Death -- Red of Tooth and Claw

The Dillinger Escape Plan -- Dissociation

Happy Camper -- Discography

Deftones -- Gore A growing archive of music I listen to can be found here.

Colophon

This website is written in Emacs, uses Tufte CSSI like Edward Tufte, and I cannot lie. You other brothers can't deny. for the design and typography awesomeness, highlight.js for syntax highlighting and Font Awesome for the icons.