About me

My name is Olivier Bruchez. To make it short, here's my Twitter bio*:

"Software engineer living in Switzerland, working at EPFL, passionate about software development (incl. Scala), science, technology, philosophy, music, and more."

You can find more information about me on my profile page or in my CV / résumé.

* Dynamically retrieved from Twitter, of course!

About this website

This site is meant as a central repository for my public lists and documents, which were previously stored on Github, Google Drive, etc. It was also an excuse to start a new programming project, using Scala, Play, Akka, and more.

Most of the content on this site is stored on Github, but some of it also comes from external APIs such as the Blogger API or the Twitter API.

Blog

I have a blog on Blogger since September 2006. It is not completely integrated with this website yet, but I'm working on it.

Here are my latest posts:

Twitter

I'm also on Twitter since February 2008.

Here are my latest tweets:

  • 2018-02-19: Je vois beaucoup de médias mentionner que Didier Lockwood a joué avec Miles Davis. Est-ce vraiment le cas ? Si oui,… https://t.co/DvvTG3qvUe
  • 2018-02-18: RT @DariusRochebin: Février 1985. Vous souvenez-vous de la grande neige à Lausanne ou à Genève notamment, avec les parcours de ski de fond…
  • 2018-02-14: RT @m_m_campbell: It’s math. It’s art. It’s Fourier transform. Brilliant: https://t.co/y8Ol7Av1rv #mathematics #SciArt via @jagarikin
  • 2018-02-11: If you think you know what quantum computing is, think again. https://t.co/m98aPJlpPS
  • 2018-02-06: Something that's hypercorrect is actually incorrect: https://t.co/kBC7QnujAe

What have I done lately?

The last books I read, concerts I went to, movies I saw, etc. Yes, I'm a list addict. This is a recurrent theme on this site.

2018-02-19 - Panicked about Kids’ Addiction to Tech?
2018-02-19 - The Quorn revolution: the rise of ultra-processed fake meat
2018-02-18 - My professional opinion as a blockchain researcher: I don't see the point (yet)
2018-02-15 - What If Parents Loved Strangers' Children As Much As Their Own?
2018-02-11 - Lift Weights, Eat More Protein, Especially if You're Over 40
2018-02-05 - Milan Kundera - La Fête de l'insignifiance
2018-01-28 - Armin A. Brott & Jennifer Ash - The Expectant Father
2017-12-28 - Duane Tudhal - Prince and the Purple Rain Era Studio Sessions: 1983 and 1984
2017-11-29 - Jacques Prévert - Paroles
2017-10-12 - Randall Munroe - What If?
2017-10-15 - The Preservation All-Stars - Preservation Hall, New Orleans, LA, USA
2017-10-13 - Washboard Chaz Blues Trio - The Spotted Cat Music Club, New Orleans, LA, USA
2017-07-10 - Mike Stern & Randy Brecker - Montreux Jazz Club, Montreux, Switzerland
2017-07-10 - Saxophone Summit - Montreux Jazz Club, Montreux, Switzerland
2017-07-10 - Olli Hirvonen New Helsinki - Montreux Jazz Club, Montreux, Switzerland
2017-10-19 - Frick Collection, New York, USA - Permanent exhibition
2017-10-17 - Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, USA - Permanent exhibition / The Theater of Disappearance / Rodin at The Met
2017-10-14 - National WWII Museum, New Orleans, USA - Permanent exhibition
2017-10-11 - Richard H. Driehaus Museum, Chicago, USA - Permanent exhibition
2017-10-10 - Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, USA - Permanent exhibition / Tarsila do Amaral: Inventing Modern Art in Brazil
2018-02-11 - Makoto Shinkai - Your Name
2018-02-10 - Richard Linklater - Before Sunrise
2018-01-20 - Roger Allers & Rob Minkoff - The Lion King
2018-01-19 - Francis Ford Coppola - Apocalypse Now
2018-01-13 - Adam Elliot - Mary and Max
2018-01-12 - Lucrèce Borgia - Pulloff Théâtres, Lausanne, Switzerland
2017-12-01 - L'Avare - Salle Charles Apothéloz, Théâtre de Vidy, Lausanne, Switzerland
2017-11-11 - Le Direktør - Salle Charles Apothéloz, Théâtre de Vidy, Lausanne, Switzerland
2017-10-27 - En découdre - Pulloff Théâtres, Lausanne, Switzerland
2017-10-19 - Wicked - Gershwin Theatre, New York, NY, USA
2018-02-18 - Waking Up with Sam Harris - Ask Me Anything #10
2018-02-18 - Peach & Black Podcast - Non-Album Tracks Vol. 1
2018-02-16 - Nectars - Archives: On regarde dans le rétro?
2018-02-14 - Very Bad Wizards - Our Language Doesn't Have a Word For This Title (with Yoel Inbar)
2018-02-13 - Very Bad Wizards - Stepsisters and Neck Braces (with Yoel Inbar)
2017-10-07 - 2017-10-07-2017-10-22: Chicago / New Orleans / New York, USA
2017-08-25 - 2017-08-25-2017-08-27: Adelboden, Switzerland
2017-07-28 - 2017-07-28-2017-08-04: Alcúdia, Mallorca, Balearic Islands, Spain
2017-04-08 - 2017-04-08-2017-04-23: Tokyo / Kyoto, Japan
2016-12-29 - 2016-12-29-2017-01-03: Berlin, Germany
2018-02-17 - Curb Your Enthusiasm (season 9)
2018-02-04 - Modern Family (season 4)
2018-01-31 - Black Mirror (series 4)
2018-01-24 - Rick and Morty (season 3)
2018-01-07 - Modern Family (season 3)