Personal information

Hello, I'm James Wright. I'm a postdoctoral researcher and software developer in New York City. I maintain a separate academic site.

My resume and academic CV are both on this site, although if you have any serious questions about my experience you are frankly probably better off emailing me.

If you'd like to contact me, my email address is Here is the PGP key that I sign my software releases with.

Projects and downloads

Jwacs adds first-class continuations to Javascript via program transformations.
Lispvan jwacs talk
I gave a talk about jwacs at the Vancouver Lisp Users' Group in September 2006. Sadly the recording is no longer available, but the transcript still exists.
Darcs/emacs integration. Includes an interactive cherry-picking interface for adding changes to patches, integration with ediff, and more.
Git/emacs integration. Like xdarcs, includes an interactive cherry-picking interface for staging and committing changes and integration with ediff. Also cherry-picked commit from staged, unstage, and revert.
A mode for editing markdown files in emacs. Includes pretty formatting and a command for cycling among different underline styles (for different heading levels).