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Geek, coder, gamer, tinkerer, husband, father, system admin, web developer, and American cyborg, though not necessarily in that order. Creator of Mythic Wars (card game).


Scaling Millions of Connections with a Zero-propagation Dynamic DNS - Andrew Sampson @ Rainway
Via WebOps Weekly


This is your periodic reminder that Gary Oldman is one of the greatest actors of his generation, particularly in "Bram Stoker's Dracula" (and "Fifth Element", and "The Professional", and "The Dark Knight", and as the 2nd or 3rd most tragic character in the "Harry Potter" films, and...).


"We need to celebrate the victories in addition to lamenting the bad legislation. The big tech companies have a lot of money and lobbying power, but when you compare their apps to what it's possible to self-host the value which they deliver is quite marginal and it might not take much to shift things in a different direction."
Unmotivated by Doom - Bob Mottram @ Freedomebone


SQRL (Secure Quick Reliable Login) for Android
This looks interesting...


The market failed rural kids: poor rural broadband has created a "homework gap" - Cory Doctorow @ Boing Boing


Made a minor update to the definition of "litepub" ( to include a link to the protocol overview at


The Art Institute of Chicago Has Put 50,000 High-Res Images from Their Collection Online
What a great addition to the commons! Check it out at


It was a long game (and a late night), but my Saheeli-thopter deck finally saw victory!


The Pot - Brass Agsinst

Incredible Tool cover by a very brass-heavy band.


Took my 18-year-old son to vote for the first time today. Regardless of the final outcome, I'm proud of him for participating in the American experiment.