In 1992 I published my PhD thesis titled "Colour Object Recognition Using Shape-based Aspects" at Southampton University. I was a scientist! After a post-doc at Bath University I found that full-time academic jobs were really thin on the ground. Instead of hanging around in poorly paid temporary positions, I went out into industry... never to return.
See my github projects or read my threads if you want to know how much spare time I have had recently.
Both of my children are speedcubers and I have been to many competitions as a spectator and supporter. In 2015 I got bounced into competing but, as you can see from my official cubing record, I wasn't very good. With some practise I have managed to get a bit faster and recorded a 27.41 second solve at the Fontwell Open 2019.
An official sub-30 average is my goal.
There are many people called Richard Taylor. Some of them are famous. I am not one of the famous ones. Here are a few more clues in case you think you might know me.
Places I have worked include:
And I am a member of Charlotteville CC.
There are a few ways to contact me online.
By navigating this site you accept only that I created it and all its flaws. I hope you find some of it useful. You are free to leave at any time.