Category Archives: Off Topic

Things that are not about software or web development.


Right now, the Unix Epoch Time is 1234567890.

Is it excessively nerdy that I’ve been looking forward to this for the past few years?

My Letter to Obama

It’s a bit off-topic for this blog, but it’s important.

Please head over to Obama’s website and let the new administration know what you expect from your government.

This is the letter I just sent.

Mr. President Elect Barack Obama,

We spend far too much money on policing the world with a network of bases. Our military empire …Read More

Phonetic English

If there had not been so much money to be so easily acquired in information technology, there’s a good chance that I would have pursued a career in linguistics. I’ve always been fascinated by languages, by the different ways that information can be expressed and understood in symbolic forms. Indeed, I think that’s …Read More