About

About

Hell yeah, this site is now built upon the Grav CMS, after I've used Jekyll, Ghost, and many other authoring technologies before.

Why Oct?

Oct is the shorthand for Octplane, which is in turn a mutation of BitPlane which was my pseudo when I was a teenage programmer discovering GFA-Basic and asm on the Atari STF. When I bought my first PC, I decided to raise the number of available bits on the screen, going from bit to oct.

My real name is Pierre Baillet and this explains the original nickname I gave to myself when I was 16, not knowing that it would also be the one people I work with still use when addressing to me more than 20 years later.