My name is Karel BĂ­lek. I am an IT Engineer. I am from Prague, Czech Republic. I am a Roman Catholic.



I am also on Facebook and LinkedIn. Finding me there is left as an exercise to the reader.

Go projects

Some small packages on GitHub I made


(go doc)

template-parse-recursive is a tool to recursively parse html/txt templates in subfolders, as the default behaviour for go's ParseFiles is to lump them all together as if they were in one folder.

Some posts

2020-03-17 Things I hate in go

2022-04-18 Rant about PDFs

2021-11-16 iMessage is horrible

2021-11-16 I proudly use labels with go loops


At some point in my life, I was more into "cypherpunk". I got involved in scraping/archiving Pirate Bay, I got involved in bitcoin development and tooling around that. I am not involved in that stuff anymore. Some previous articles from that time:

2013-02-01 Pirate Bay

2017-08-17 Statistics of bitcoin input script lengths

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