Hei, I’m Dima.


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 (most recently in WebAssembly!).

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.


Small Potatoes


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?


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

Check it out: codepen


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++.


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