I've only had a very small amount of formal education in computer programming, but over the years I've been teaching myself more, using the wonderful knowledge pool provided by free and open source software. And some books.
I'm primarily interested in Lisp (mainly of the Emacs variety) and Python.
As of 2010, I'm a Debian Developer, maintaining the xword and planner-el packages.
Here are some of the projects I'm involved in:
Many smaller hacks and ideas will just be posted on the Journal.
The bone-chilling scream split the warm summer night in two, the first
half being before the scream when it was fairly balmy and calm and
pleasant, the second half still balmy and quite pleasant for those who
hadn't heard the scream at all, but not calm or balmy or even very nice
for those who did hear the scream, discounting the little period of time
during the actual scream itself when your ears might have been hearing it
but your brain wasn't reacting yet to let you know.
-- Winning sentence, 1986 Bulwer-Lytton bad fiction contest.
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