I'm David Winterbottom, a minimalist software engineer working and living in London.

I'm Head of Engineering at Octopus Energy, a UK energy supplier.

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March 21, 2017
Lies you're told on a software project

Programmers lie constantly

March 16, 2017

Migrating a Django site to Hugo

November 23, 2015
Octopus Energy

A modern, high-tech energy supplier

October 02, 2015
A useful template for commit messages

A simple heuristic for preferring the imperative mood

September 02, 2015
Copying Postgres output into a spreadsheet

Quick tip on tweaking the output of psql

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