victoria kirst


Hello! My name is Victoria Kirst and I'm currently a lecturer of Computer Science at Stanford University. Previously I was a Senior Software Engineer at Google for 6 years, primarily on the Google Chrome and Maps teams. I like making things, teaching, and sometimes writing.


I have a newsletter called Software Enginerding that I sometimes write:

mvc podcast

I'm the co-host of the MVC podcast, a tech podcast I run with Marty Stepp! We discuss tech news and other things from the view points of software engineers.

coding, etc.

Here are some internet playthings I made:

I sporadically do things on github:

My open source contributions to Chrome are also stalkable:

I also periodically give a talk on "CSS for Engineers Who Hate CSS":


Some of my writing on tech:

I'm also a co-author of a textbook:

And here are some book reports: