A Portland-area geek, photographer, writer, student of philosophy, and urban poultry enthusiast. These are my collected short notes, photographs, and essays.

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"If you're going to tell people the truth, you'd better make them laugh. Otherwise, they'll kill you." – Disputed quote with no proper attribution.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xIraCchPDhk

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Never thought I'd say this, but the most recent Mac OS update really made me miss having a Linux desktop. If I wanted Unity on my Mac, I'd install Ubuntu.
#tech #linux

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This date in science: First ever photo of Earth from space – EarthSky
http://bcwh.io/es1 #photography #science

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Wedding Counter-Protester

This gentleman followed around The Street Preacher and Wedding Protester.
#protest

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Wedding Protester

Outside the Multnomah County Courthouse in 2004.
#protest

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Flower II

A #flower in the Reed Community Garden, 2004.

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National Science Foundation "awarded a grant to study what people say about themselves and others in social media"
http://bcwh.io/wt1 #news #politics #privacy

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New PGP key: ED7CBFD4. Latest always at http://brient.net/keyblock.asc and your local keyserver

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The Street Preacher

A street preacher shares his opinions on gay marriage, at a protest outside the Multnomah County Circuit Court in 2004.
#protest

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Chomsky's speech to the U.N., with transcript, via Democracy Now.
http://bcwh.io/dn1 #politics