20. January 2015



i’ve started reading a book on lisp. as Alan Perlis said:

A language that doesn’t affect the way you think about programming, is not worth knowing.

but this chapter title:

made me think beyond programming. i’ve been contemplating this in terms of political systems & stories, and i’m thinking that there’s no chance to achieve radical equality:


01. January 2015

Letter from the Past

Dear i,

long time no read. I hope you haven’t entirely forgotten me. I write you this letter from an unusually dark winter, as Shelly and I take a break, a breather,


21. November 2014

Open Sourcing Mental Illness - On Depression and Addiction

This talk runs under Ed Finkler‘s Banner of Open Sourcing Mental Illness, who has been running these types of talks for over a year now. Ed talks very broadly on the subject, while still backing it up with his personal stories.

I’d like to mirror his work under that banner: I’d like to talk about depression, and addiction: Open source is work. Not just a work of passion, but real actual work. And it can be taxing. I’d like to discuss how.

Content Warnings galore: The topics I discuss and the stories I tell can be triggering. I am perfectly happy answering questions, but not everyone will be comfortable asking. You can always seek me outside of this talk.