Yihui Xie

The Cool Hacker Emi Tanaka

Yihui Xie / 2018-07-30


Emi said it was heck of a praise when I said Earo was a very impressive hacker. Well, the fact is that, honestly speaking, I have been actually impressed many more times by Emi, which is probably because Earo is a relatively low-key hacker, and I have seen a lot of cool things Emi posted on Twitter this year. If I were to write a full post about them, it would probably take me two whole days. Below is a one-hour attempt to show the many ways in which she can be so cool:

Creative, enthusiastic, excellent taste of design, with great attention to details. That is my overall impression of this hacker. Wait… Why do I feel as if I were writing a letter of recommendation?…

The hacker's way of parking