Jake Zimmerman

Hey there! Here are some links you might be interested in:

If you want to contact me, I prefer email or, Signal. I infrequently check Twitter and Mastodon.
However, please avoid DM’ing me to ask questions about Sorbet.



Why is programming fun? What delights may its practitioner expect as his reward?

Fred Brooks, The Mythical Man-Month

I keep all the things I spend my time working on on GitHub.
Here are my favorite kinds of things to work on:


With writing you have the extraordinary power of a Turing machine.

Manuel Blum, Advice to a Beginning Graduate Student

I keep my writings in two places:

Recently, I’ve been writing about Haskell, types, programming, and Vim (among others) if you prefer to browse by topic.

Some selected articles:


I mostly prefer writing, but from time to time I give talks.

─▶ jez.io/talks/


My heart is in the work.

Andrew Carnegie

I’m currently very satisfied with my work! But if you work on programming languages or language-aware IDE tooling I’m always willing to chat. (At the very least, it’s always fun to swap notes on unique approaches to common problems.)

I’ve been lucky enough to work at a number of great companies:

Other interests