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Oh my god. We can’t stop drawing these. Tilda Swinton as Mr Freeze. I was not myself last night In the morning light I could see the change was showing Like a child who was always poor Reaching out...
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"I am writing this memo to explain what happened to the case our NeXTCube Computer"

"When I was in high school, I used to steal magnesium metal from the chemistry lab and set it on fire in my backyard."

It gets better from there
Date: Wed, 24 Mar 93 19:11:02 EST. From: simsong (To: druby). To: druby. Subject: cube burning. Cc: edit. To: Dan Ruby, Editor, NeXTWORLD Magazine. From: Simson L. Garfinkel, Senior Editor, NeXTWORLD Magazine. Subject:NeXTCube Serial Number AA001032. Date: March 16, 1993. Dear Dan, ...
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Someone did this gimmick in the 80s on "Puttin' on the Hits". It was lip sync. At least, I think this happened; I can't find video of this anywhere.
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I'm currently halfway through www.nand2tetris.org, which is going far easier than I expected. 

Next on my list is a tardy start on http://marsyas.cs.uvic.ca/mirBook/course/
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If you're a Gmail user who likes to keep tight control of your inbox, with nary a missive gone unread, you probably noticed an announcement from Google last night waving the carrot of: "Contact mor...
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Yes, I never post here. But here is a post! Please play Chess with Friends with me.
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Street roda in Boston Common tonight, woo! #capoeira
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Hi there, I saw that Aditya Mukerjee (@chimeracoder) is doing a workshop on Go in Boston. The page says they are looking for TAs to volunteer.
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Thanks, Matthew! We got an amazing response so I think we're all set for TAs now. But we still have slots for attendees - if you know anyone who wants to learn Go, this should be a really fun way to do it!
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I could use some good examples of personal web pages/blogs that look nice. I need to redesign my own, which is stale.
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This is a little bit surprising. I would expect both of these print statements to have identical output.
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Aha! From the package docs: "Anonymous struct fields are usually marshaled as if their inner exported fields were fields in the outer struct, subject to the usual Go visibility rules amended as described in the next paragraph. An anonymous struct field with a name given in its JSON tag is treated as having that name, rather than being anonymous."
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Software Engineer at some companies you know and some you don't.
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Pirata (in the capoeira community), MKB
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You may know me from capoeira, the 313 list, the dirtylist or general Underworld fandom, MetaFilter, Boston-area techno or computer scenes, or Everything2 (I'm mkb, not ascorbic)

I am a software engineer, a former college radio DJ (WZBC and WRIU), a homebrewer and BBQer, a capoeirista, an erstwhile electronic musician and creator of weirdo sound art, and a collector of strange records and old digital synthesizers. I have a cool wife and a cool daughter.
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  • University of Rhode Island
    Computer Enginering/French, 1998 - 2003