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Tristan Hume

Tristan Hume is a developer at Jane Street. Previously he was at the University of Waterloo and doing a lot of internships. He has a website at

2 posts by Tristan Hume

Jan 11, 2022 | 17 min read
Magic-trace: Diagnosing tricky performance issues easily with Intel Processor Trace
Intel Processor Trace is a hardware technology that can record all program execution flow along with timing information accurate to around 30ns. As far as...
Oct 14, 2019 | 12 min read
Commas in big numbers everywhere: An OpenType adventure
My job involves a lot of staring at large numbers, mostly latencies in nanoseconds, and picking out magnitudes like microseconds. I noticed myself constantly counting...