So who am I? I am an older-than-I-look graduate student in the College of Information Science and Technology at Penn State University. I was born and raised in northeast Pennsylvania, and though I have tried living a few other places on the east coast of the US, semi-rural PA seems like where I am most comfortable. I currently live in Pleasant Gap (about 10 minutes from downtown State College) with my wife and best friend, Kim. Though we have been together for a few years, we were finally married in August '08 on Grand Cayman Island. There are a few pictures of the event on our wedding planner's blog. It was a beautiful day in a beautiful place with a beautiful woman!
So that's some obligatory biographical information.
What else would I want you to know about me? I love a lot of music, but I don't
like a lot of what gets played on most radio stations. I miss the days before
'alternative' became its own musical genre and I still think Husker Du
Digg - social news site where users are the editors
Ars Technica - tech news blog that covers legal/policy issues better than most
AlterNet - national news from a perspective outside the 'mainstream' news media
This Modern World - liberal political blog with a weekly political cartoon
Liberty Meadows - daily comic strip by my
favorite comic artist, Frank Cho
And just for fun, me as a cartoon: