Geek. I'm living in the future, and I couldn't be happier about that.
I love dogs. I have huge piles of stuffed animals, mostly dogs.
What I’m doing with my life
* programming (it's an awesome job!)
* teaching programming other week at FreeGeek Chicago, which has been a lot of fun so far.
* playing guitar and singing. Not with a band right now, though I'd love to change that.
I’m really good at
My work, and making people laugh.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Books: Snow Crash, A Song of Ice and Fire, Watchmen, His Dark Materials, Cryptonomicon
Movies: Fight Club, Inception, The Prestige
Shows: Game of Thrones, Archer, Bojack Horseman, Person of Interest, Mr. Robot
Music: Jonathan Coulton, The Secret Machines, Fountains of Wayne, Regina Spektor, Dresden Dolls/Amanda Palmer, Foster the People, Woodkid, Queens of the Stone Age
Food: Burgers, curry, pasta, paninis. Giardiniera. Giardiniera is good.
Video Games: Braid, Portal, Super Meat Boy, Hotline: Miami, VVVVVV, Fire Emblem: Awakening, The Binding of Isaac, Dark Souls
The six things I could never do without
- My computer(s)
- The Internet
- Stuffed animals
- My friends
- A little bit of space
- Boring biological necessities like food, water, and shelter.
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Programming, how people use computers, and what makes a good game.
On a typical Friday night I am
In my apartment, playing video games or hanging out with friends.
I'd like to get out more, I suppose, but I'm not really sure where
I'd go or what I'd do.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
...I'll freely admit in person, where it's less likely to be picked
up by a web crawler, associated with my online presence, and
recorded for posterity in the infinite memory of the glorious
You should message me if
any of this stuff sounds compelling to you. I don't have something
clever to say here, but seriously, I'd love to talk to you!