Torkel has a masters in computer science from University of Manchester and is currently an Android developer at Shortcut Bergen. He has worked with apps for customers such as Sbanken, Rema 1000, DR, Cutters, Nordea, Pngr.. He has also been a lecturer in Android development at Kristiania, and done guest lectures at other universities.
Torkel has a not so secret hobby of code golf and competitive programming, having solved and authored thousands of coding problems on codewars.com. The talk is inspired from one of the problems he created.