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Hello, I’m Roger

Roger Chen is a computer programmer currently working at Google as a Site Reliability Engineer. He loves building website infrastructure and programming for the web.

You may have recognized him from:

Aside from programming, Roger also likes taking pictures, watching anime, reading manga, attending concerts watching YouTube, hiking, teaching, and writing.

RogerHub is Roger’s website, created on August 26th 2009. Among the things that are on this website are several personal and professional blogs. Below are some of the personal blog posts I enjoyed writing the most.

Roger works primarily in Python, Go, and JavaScript, but he will also work in C++, Ruby, Bash, Spanish, Lisp, Puppet, Java, Julia, or whatever language gets the job done. He has worked with web application infrastructure, email infrastructure, database administration, server provisioning tools, networking, and web security. Roger also has a background in machine learning, computer graphics, front-end web development, and high-performance computing.

Roger’s workflow and production stack is as follows:

  • Atom, the text editor (I'm a rehabilitated Vim-aholic)
  • git, bash, tmux, rsync, GnuPG, bc, and Bazel
  • Google Chrome, YouTube Music, 1Password, and Todoist
  • Go, gRPC, and PostgreSQL for RogerHub.com
  • G Suite
  • macOS on my Mac mini (2018) and MacBook Air (2020)
  • Ubuntu (with LXD) on my Intel NUC8I3BEK NUC
  • Google Cloud Platform and Linode

Roger’s other things online:

You can reach Roger by email Roger Chen at rogerabisdj@ronullge
PGP: 3D5F FFD1 9097 65CA

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