I’m Nathaniel Wesley Filardo (among other names). Born in 1984 (how time flies), I flirted with being a physicist at Carnegie Mellon University but ultimately acquired my Ph.D. in Computer Science at Johns Hopkins, as part of the Dyna programming language effort. I was then a postdoc in the the CTSRD team at Cambridge University, primarily thinking about temporal safety for capability systems I now work for Microsoft Research, in Cambridge, UK.
A list of my publications is available here.
My Academic (i.e., publication-oriented) CV is available
The easiest ways to contact me are as
XMPP: on the the cclub jabber server,
club.cc.cmu.edu, which supports full federation.
Libera IRC: if I happen to not to be connected,
MemoServcan doubtless take a message on my behalf.
Of late I have adopted use of a Yubikey as a PGP smartcard. The private
bits exist only in the smartcard and my offline key management machine; the public bits available
here (the authentication subkey is available in
The key’s fingerprint is
The (tragically no longer maintained nor ever widely used) Vash visual hash (algorithm 1.1) of this fingerprint without spaces is shown to the right; I think it’s kind of pretty.