Nikky Southerland

Lives in alt-reality Seattle.
Multi-dimensional being.
Creates artisanal code.
Respected by everyone.

Posted 16 days ago

One of my favorite things about Slack is that the desktop client uses Electron, so you're constantly reminded how slow it is compared to a native client.

Posted 16 days ago

Shout out to the dude at the Edmonds post office directly ahead of me in line who took 20 minutes to ship a box containing something akin to live scorpions to Australia.

All I needed was postcard stamps.

Posted 28 days ago

Can't stop listening to Alan Parsons Project. Help meee.

(This inexplicably occurs every few years)


Check out the words I've been spewing out for 14 years now at .

Berlin 2017 Posted 4 months ago
Retrotastic Childhood Artifacts Posted 5 months ago
Mr Meanbottom and Others Posted 7 months ago
recentflickr photo


Check out my pics at flickr.

Nikky's Flickr


Sometimes I'm out exploring. Countries I've visited include: Italy, France, Germany, Austria, United Kingdom, Republic of Ireland, The Netherlands, Finland, Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Croatia, Czech Republic, Slovenia, Hungary, Poland, Liechtenstein, Iceland, Switzerland, Spain, Belize, Mexico, Canada, and Honduras.

nikky in front of buildings

I work as a full stack web developer at a European travel company. Currently specializing in the Ruby on Rails framework and data integration.

Software Engineer

I have a Bachelor of Arts from University of Washington in Seattle, and majored in Law, Societies, and Justice with minors in Political Science and Human Rights.

University of Washington

minerva the cat

Cat Wrangler

I tend to the needs of a cat named Minerva. Her primary skills are cuddling and hissing at everyone not named "Nikky."


I've lived in Seattle for the past 12 years. It's a pretty cool place.

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Site created by Nikky Southerland with help from Ruby on Rails, Zerb Foundation, and Font Awesome.