Lord i/o

Robert Lord

— Software engineer, designer, Recurser. Writing code since 2003.

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Fuchsia is a new, open-source, capability-based operating system. I spent a year at Google designing and implementing its text input protocol, which has unusual properties not found on other operating systems.

Slate is a open-source project that converts markdown into two-column API docs. Used by NASA, IBM, Sony, Mozilla, and others. I created it during an internship at TripIt in 2013.

The Pixel Debate Game is an in-browser multiplayer image guessing game I built as a contractor for OpenAI. They use it to demonstrate a possible way to align AI behaviors with human preferences.

Mortalical and Mortalitab are two little mementos mori in the form of a wall calendar and Chrome extension.

Flexblocks is a minimal CSS layout library that tries to simplify and solve common bugs with spacing and aligning elements. You can read the explanation blog post on this site.

Backtalk is a (very experimental) asynchronous web framework for streaming APIs written in Rust.

Wargo is a quick 'n easy way to install Emscripten, for compiling Rust into WebAssembly. It also can run tests in real web browsers using WebDriver.

feathers-mithril is a small Javascript library that connects Mithril templates to a Feathers.js server.

middleman-php allows the use of PHP as a templating language in the static site generator Middleman.

qr is a QR encoder written in Python for a class on coding theory.