Hi there, I'm Richard Knop!

I'm an experienced distributed systems engineer, open source contributor, Gopher and Pythonista.

I currently work for Grab, the biggest startup in Southeast Asia, as a senior backend engineer,

I have also contracted for Cancer Research UK, Government Digital Service, Sainsbury's, Sony PlayStation, Area, You Group, Hailo, Yoyo Wallet and others. Read more about me...

I am the creator and main contributor of Machinery - an asynchronous task queue/job queue based on distributed message passing similar to Python's Celery - and Go OAuth 2.0 Server - a standalone, specification-compliant, OAuth2 server written in Golang. For full list of projects I am involved with see my GitHub.

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