Victoria Kirst

Current: Engineer at Browser
Past: VP of Engineering at Glitch, Engineer at Google; Lecturer at Stanford CS
BS & MS in CS, University of Washington


Hello, I'm Victoria! I'm just your average state machine, operating in New York City.

I'm great at making good useful things! Trying to make more good useless things.


I generally believe we should be building software that does not, as a side effect, lead to the downfall of human civilization. (When it happens by accident, let's fix it or destroy it.)

I am proud of these things

every piece of software I've ever shipped

my youtube channel!!!! (a-side) (b-side)

this essay I wrote about browsers

Spring 2017 Web Programming Course at Stanford

My teaching statement

bagellikes in williamsburg

How to pleasantly host a website for free in 2021

How to create an effective self-study routine

This fanart of Count von Count in a hanbok

This fanart of an ojisan

Shark Tank Zine (assembly instructions)

hamster chat

dog park sim

Other things

why I quit google again, part 1 & part 2

bezier tool - a tool I made a while ago to help make shapes

i was on my friend's podcast but i've been too embarrassed to actually listen to the episode myself! but marisa is a joy, listen listen listen

Find me

youtube, twitter, github, linkedin,

Contact me


This lovely shade of blue (#3191e7) is from 17vivid palette.