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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). Employed by AT&T (but doesn't speak for them). I always liked , even though I didn't get to mess with it much before it was gone.

It always struck me as being a good idea at the wrong time.


I am master of the !


Testing direct push to my account via my upgraded .


"I put my pants on just like the rest of you -- one leg at a time. Except, once my pants are on, I make gold records."


A good friend is visiting from out of town, so I spent the afternoon teaching him to play "Mythic Wars". He seemed to really enjoy it, and since it's his birthday in a couple of days, I gave him a copy to take back with him.

So, if you live in Texas, be on the lookout for Mythic Wars - coming soon to a gaming store near you!


Max does not approve.

Despite all his rage, he's still just a Max in a cage.


Just Work. - Ethan Marcotte

This really resonated with me, about how ethics should shape the work we choose to do (insomuch as we can "choose").


about Dual_EC_DRBG - the "cryptographically secure" algorithm that was pushed by and (allegedly) backdoored by the .


that there's a medieval-fantasy version of the Hulk called Greenskyn Smashtroll.

And he has a surprisingly cute Lego Minifig.


Fell down a 2-3 hour clickhole, searching for a new avatar (Thanks, "Ready Player One"!).

Wound up with an 8-bit one (for now), but I did grab MakeHuman (to try and make a 3D one). And OpenSim, because everyone needs a self-hosted virtual world (and nothing is ever easy).

I guess playtime's over, so back to work!