About Me

I'm Richard Mitton, a freelancing British software engineer and part-time beard-grower, now based in Los Angeles.

I got my start in coding on the 1980's triumph of minimalist engineering, the ZX Spectrum. Since then it's been an ongoing evolution though the hardware delights of the Commodore Amiga, the software delights of PC, the mysteries of the modern console era, and onwards through the strange world of what lies ahead.

I tend to spend way too much time these days worrying about programming languages. I believe that the idea of languages is to express ideas clearly, the idea of computers is to execute operations efficiently, and that the meeting of the two is the most wonderful problem still to be solved.

You can contact me via e-mail, via richard @ this very same domain name.

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