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About me

Gender MALE
Industry Technology
Occupation A Few Gigs Here & There
Location United States
Introduction I am a blogger, chess player, cat lover, computer programmer, foodie, stoner, and sometime writer. My advice to young computer programmers is stick with languages/technology that have a real future.
Interests politics, history, mythology, ancient history, precognition, predictions, cats, psychology, medicine, arthritis, back pain, ibuprofen, herbal medicine, literature, philosophy, human rights, liberalism, liberals, atheism, agnosticism, secular humanism, science, homosexuality, gay rights, gay writers, gays, lesbians, bisexuality, the daily show, Peep Show, True Blood, jon stewart, seinfeld, graham norton, alan carr, catherine tate, armstrong and miller, little britain, come fly with me, richard dawkins, carl sagan, david attenborough, Torchwood, Dr. Who, Stephen Fry, the environment, science fiction, Robert Heinlein, Piers Anthony, tea, coffee, chocolate, beer, wine, NORML, legalization, prohibition, marijuana, cannabis, ganja, weed, dungeon crawl, dungeon crawl stone soup, roguelikes, spriggans, elves, larn, chess, chess theory, Grob, online chess, Scrabble, Lexulous, Age of Mythology, Age of the Titans, web design, blogging, writing, erotica, short stories, programming, batch files, Windows XP, walking, debate, discussion, conversation, life, death, wisdom, truth, love, friendship, biography, autobiography, Democratic party, Democrats, Charleston, South Carolina, art, art museums, botanical gardens, curry, spice, Asian food, Bangladeshi cuisine, Tuke, Ganymede, Vermeer, Caravaggio, Da Vinci, Titian, Michelangelo, Van Gogh.
Favorite Movies Impromptu, Harold and Maude, For a Lost Soldier, The Princess and the Warrior, Maurice, Let the Right One In, Lord of the Rings, Salem's Lot.
Favorite Music Music by composers and performers such as Chopin, Bach, Mozart, Beethoven, The Silly Sisters, Elton John, Styx, the Beatles, John Lennon, Led Zeppelin, ELO, Electric Light Orchestra, Alanis Morrisette, Oscar Peterson, Cat Stevens.
Favorite Books Works by writers such as Lord Byron, Poe, Mark Twain, Tennyson, Tolkien, Mary Renault, Patrick O'Brian, Gore Vidal, Doris Lessing, Edmund White, Oscar Wilde, Stephen King.

If granted a single chance to travel in time for a day, would you wish to spend a day twenty years in the past or twenty years in the future? (Either way, you could become rich through stock market investments.)