my name is griffin ward smith (aka grfn, glittershark, gws) and i'm a software engineer and musician



i'm currently working for a relatively new stealth-mode startup. i can't talk much about it yet, but if you're interested in rust, distributed systems, and databases please reach out


  • windtunnel, a continuous benchmarking software-as-a-service currently accepting early alpha users (send me an email if you want to try it out!)
  • achilles, a compiler for (what I plan to become) a dependently typed, low-level functional programming language targeting LLVM
  • org-clubhouse, an emacs package for lightweight integration between org-mode and the clubhouse project management tool
  • xanthous, a terminal roguelike in haskell that I work on intermittently and exclusively for fun