My name’s Ashton Wiersdorf. I hail from Utah; I’m currently studying computer science Brigham Young University. I’ve sung with the BYU Men’s Chorus and I play the piano. Other hobbies include swimming and hiking—Utah has some of the most diverse landscape anywhere in the US: from dense forests to baren desert. If you visit I highly recommend checking out some of the national parks.
I have been married to my wife Sarah since 2018; we met when we were in high school and she’s been my best friend ever since. You can see her blog here.
I’m a command line addict; most of my work is done with Emacs. My current technology preferences are:
Over the past year or two I’ve made some extensive modifications to my configuration. You can get my .emacs config files on my GitHub repo.
This blog started out as a class assignment. Since then it’s evolved into a place for me to write about some ideas and technology I’m excited about. I change my mind a lot; I’m still learning, so things written here should not be understood as an immutable reflection of my opinions.