Oct 17, 2021

Goodbye LA

I’m not ready to talk about why I’m moving back to New York. I don’t fully understand it myself yet. There’s something about living in that city that is diff...

Apr 6, 2021

Why I am taking the covid vaccine

Simply said, I am taking the vaccine for the same reason I take the flu shot: for my health and the health of others.

Feb 23, 2021

Mushroom Potato Soup

Total time: 30-45 min

Dec 6, 2019

Vegan Tuna Salad

Total time: 25 min

Sep 24, 2018

Yefim's Vim Tips & Tricks

I recently had a friend ping me with 2 questions about vim. They were: “How do I open multiple files?” and “How do I find a specific file?” He admitted that ...

Jan 5, 2017

What's in a name?

A lot of people (nearly 7 and a half billion in fact) don’t know this, but I was born as Dmitriy Ilyich Vedernikov. Dmitriy is a common Russian name, fitting...

Apr 30, 2014

Building an app inspired by the movie Her in 24 hours

On January 24th of this year I had the fortune of attending hackTECH in Santa Monica, CA. Having been raised in LA, I thought it would be the perfect opportu...

Jul 17, 2013

Metric Time

The metric system is perfectly regimented. Base 10 is such a simple conversion factor. 1 kilometer is 1000 meters, 1 liter is 1000 milliliters, and so on.

Mar 14, 2012


I’ve decided to create a slightly more technical blog (as opposed to yefim.tumblr.com and start at the beginning of my love for web development. I like to at...