SwapOff is the online home of Alec Thomas.
I live in New York with my beautiful wife Christine and our joy, our baby girl, Eloise.
I am a software engineer with a passion for building robust, scalable systems. I'm currently a cofounder at Wharf. Prior to jumping out of the corporate plane I worked at Twitter as tech lead on their crawling infrastructure, Julpan working on real time search, and Google on Google Wave, among others.
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A hierarchical command-line task manager
DevTodo is a small command line application for maintaining lists of tasks. It stores tasks hierarchically, with each task given one of five priority levels.
Automatic script execution
On Dir is a program that automatically executes scripts as you traverse directories at a terminal.
Who is Reddit
A visualisation of the people of Reddit
A recent AskReddit posed the question "What does Reddit look like?". This is my answer to that question.