On the internet since 1979
This is my home page; also see my blog and my work page
What is this number? I support
Why "C" and its spawn are abominations. See my top
list of ways to be screwed by "C". To get on this list, a bug
has to cause me at least half a day of head scratching. Of
C isn't alone in making life with computers hell, see my Adventures In Hell page.
The game Go . After I learned Go, chess was just plain boring. I play as 4 Kyu among friends, but on the Internet Go Server, I'm 3 stones weaker. There is a lot of go activity on the net, and lots of cross linked go pages . Naturally, I once worked on a Go program, and while it never played, a lot of useful results were developed.. If you're interested in Go programming or game programs in general, take a look.
Other real-world interests include photography,and playing Volleyball on the beach, and MP3 audio; especially spoken word. I've digitized my entire record collection, collated where to find over 200 hours of Joe Frank
I'm also interested in interactive, networked games in general. My
vehicle for investigating networked gaming is BoardSpace.net which hosts unusual abstract
strategy games. I started
boardspace after a long apprenticeship at
Tantrix is a very addictive game (my hints).
Also, if you're thinking about building a game site, see my notes on building traffic.
I endorse Open Source Software and Java .
It has a long way yet to go, doesn't it? And no one really knows what will be important and what will not. From time to time, the frustration of dealing with it gives me ideas how to make things better. .
My latest good idea is Cooperative
Creative Writing department
Read the programmer's tale , part of the Symbolics museum project.