About the Authors

Kachin and Pathmaker write technical blogs on topics of interest to them.  Kachin writes about video, Pathmaker writes about data management, and sometimes they collaborate on research papers to study a topic in greater detail.

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Video Hobbyist

Kachin explores efficient, high-quality video encoding of games and demoscene content. He also provides volunteer support for OBS via the OBS discord, helping folks understand video encoding issues and solutions.


Principal Data Engineer

Pathmaker works in data engineering, helping to ensure that decision makers have the data they need, with high quality, and the appropriate context to interpret it accurately.