Much of my work these days is technical in nature. I run EarwigBot, handle bot approvals, maintain a few tools on Wikimedia Toolforge (including a copyright violation detector), and develop some user scripts. There's a bit of Wikipedia-related code on my , including a Python parser for wikicode called that has gotten a bit of attention. As an admin, I dabble in a lot of general maintenance areas, like speedy deletion.
My content interests mostly center around biology, particularly entomology (hence the insect username) and a bit of microbiology and taxonomy. I helped make Earwig a good article, and I have two Did you know? credits. This is purely a layman interest; I am a software developer by profession.
Helping new users feel comfortable here is one of the most important things we can do as experienced contributors. This is a guiding philosophy of mine, as a longtime participant of WikiProject Articles for creation and #wikipedia-en-help.