A Portland-area geek, photographer, writer, researcher, and urban poultry enthusiast.

These are my collected short notes, photographs, and essays.

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Love is a fire at a data center in an undisclosed location.

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Nearly everybody gets twitterpated in the springtime.

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Apparently I've been tying my shoes wrong for nearly three decades. http://bcwh.io/ted2

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A new Five Eyes exploit out in the wild has been able to put itself on your drive firmware for the last decade. http://bcwh.io/eff2

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Checked into Portland State University

Going to be on campus much of today

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Yes: Looking forward to hearing Richard Carrier, in SMSU, on 2/25 at 6pm

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Every American who uses telecommunication, or person who does business with Americans, should watch Citizenfour.

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The Nearby Farmland

Life in the countryside of a certain province was another story entirely.

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Silk Screen Worker

A worker loads silk screens onto a shirt press. Unlike many factories in China people hear about, the workers at this Disney facility in the Hong Kong free trade zone were well cared-for, fairly compensated, and given the option of free living quarters with amenities and food.