About me

My name is Santiago Saavedra (aka ssaavedra in GitHub and ssice in Twitter). I'm a Computer Scientist graduated from University of A Coruña.

I am currently a Software Engineer at OpenShine, S.L.. We work with technologies in the playground of Kubernetes, Spark, Scala, Kafka, ELK and the such. I usually do things from Scala and Python 3, but I also fancy Go and Haskell.

I am currently an employee of OpenShine SL, a small software engineering shop based in Spain. We work with technologies in the playground of Kubernetes, Spark, Scala, Kafka, ELK and the such. I usually do things from Scala and Python 3, but I also fancy Go and Haskell.

I also co-authored Trackula as part of my enthusiasm for advocating towards privacy and against surveillance on the Internet.

I was previously (2016) a Research Assistant at GPD - Complutense University of Madrid for a project called CAVI-ART, where I worked on a validation assistant for formally proving programs.

I have also been President of the Group of Linux Users and Programmers (GPUL) for four years, a non-profit based in A Coruña where we try to educate and promote free software and free culture initiatives. One of our successful projects is GPUL Labs, a space to foster collective imagination and incubate free software projects.

I have a passion for computer science, technology, instrumental music and information.

My favourite text editor since 2012 is GNU Emacs.

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