Hey, I'm Joshua Strobl

Developer. Open source advocate. Sci-fi junkie.

I am a plain-spoken individual that is enthusiastic about open source, Linux, big data, and web technology. I want to enable smarter, more connected environments and empower individuals to make an impact on the world.

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A Voice

A Voice

So here we are. It’s been years since I’ve really put pencil to paper, metaphorically speaking, for a personal blog. I’ve had my bouts of long-form posts on social media platforms but those have never been places I could call home, nor have I ever been completely comfortable with using them as my primary means of making my voice heard. T...

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Some projects I work on.


Syiro is a highly-focused framework for building frontend applications.


A Golang package of common utilities for command execution, input, and IO.


Narwhal is a modern IRC bot written in Go.


Noodles is an opinionated project manager.


Trunk is a primitive logging package for Golang.

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Solus GNOME (Artistic)

Contributing To

Solus Project

Solus Project builds an ecosystem of Linux software and a modern Linux-based operating system focused on modern home computing devices.

I take enjoyment out of being a part of something bigger than myself. I work alongside a vibrant community and team, developing an operating system used by people all around the world. I am the Experience Lead of Solus, tasked with responsibilities of:

  1. Development, enablement, and support of Budgie and GNOME desktop environments.
  2. Development and support of various platforms and tools related to community engagement, internationalization and accessibility.
  3. Continued role of community engagement across the blog and social media accounts.