About the author, this site and the servers behind it

This section of deadnode.org is intended to give people some insights into how this site and content came to be, both personally and technically.

Philosophy: I try to design any program or system with a common set of goals; chief among these, efficiency, security and simplicity. All too rare in today's computing industry, but there are notable exceptions whose example I try to follow.

History: I've been fascinated by computers almost all my life; here's a brief summary of how this developed into a career for me.

Personal: Some basic biographical data and links to a few of the blogs I read most frequently.

Projects: A very small selection of some projects I've been involved in to date.

Systems: The technology in my life, computer and otherwise.