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The Australia Telescope National Facility Mars Buttfield-Addison (@TheMartianLife) is a PhD Candidate in Computer Engineering at the University of Tasmania and CSIRO. Her current work focuses on improving the accuracy, reliability and performance of radio/radar-based satellite and space debris tracking systems. On the side, she does a bunch of other stuff including, but not limited to:

Much of her work is uncredited or under NDA but she can usually be found helping out on whatever projects Secret Lab or the team behind Yarn Spinner are working on.

For professional information please see her resume.


  1. Swift Playgrounds book crafted for National Science Week 2020, in which a set of small visual activities teach beginner--intermediate concepts of Swift and the space debris crisis side-by-side.

    Swift 1 1

  2. Yarn Spinner is a tool for building interactive dialogue in games!

    C# 1.4k 158

  3. Code for the book's first edition.

    Swift 53 16

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October 2021

2 contributions in private repositories Oct 27

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