I primarily work in: Python, D and C++. I have interests in emerging technologies like graph databases, new programming languages and much more. This often changes as new things come out. Currently, I'm interested in compiler development. I'm writing a C99 compiler in D.
I like to use Linux on all my systems, laptops and servers alike.
I am very passionate about my community. Currently I sit on the board of Nottingham Hackspace as a Trustee.
I am also an LGBT+ activist. For several years, I was a Trustee of Coventry Pride working in the Press and Publicity subcommittee and later as Vice Chair.
I can often be found at tech meetups in Nottingham, like Women in Tech, or Tech Nottingham.
On weekends, I'm a freelance photographer specialising in event photography. I work with with Pride Pics to 'capture the experience' of LGBT+ Pride events around the country.
I can be hired for conferences and other events.
You can find my CV here.
I'm a maker, I make things.
I play guitar, mostly blues and jazz.
I read books. I love The Expanse series.
I like StarTrek. Voyager is the best.
Copyright Samathy Barratt 2020