Hei, I’m Dima.

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These days I’m working on my master’s in Language Technology at the University of Helsinki.

I like writing fast apps in languages like C#, Go, and Rust, along with static html webapps.

Of those, my most popular project is deepfriedmemes.com, though I am quite fond of sefr as well.

…check out my post-rock music too.

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Revolving doors stress me out.

There’s a very narrow window to hop in and out of them, and it feels like if I miss that window, I’ll be turned into a fine pink mist. The non-drafty aspect is nice of course, but aren’t airlocks cooler?

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How do you measure the deadness of a subreddit? By the median age of its top posts.

Check it out: codepen

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We need really notation to indicate cognates inline with text. Originally I thought of <>, to mirror the way etymologies are written (world < *weraldiz) but my friend Henkka proposed ::. That looks nicer, and reminds me namespacing in C++.

So,

The Swedish word hjul (:: wheel) sounds like jul (:: yule).