The Abacus

Ever since I won an honourable mention in the Sun's 1995 Java applet programming contest and was selected by Scientific American as a winner of the 2003 Sci/Tech Web Awards, my abacus pages have become quite popular.

2001: A Space Odyssey

My shrine to Kubrick's masterpiece and the greatest science fiction motion picture ever made.

My Pathologically Detailed™ Product Reviews

Photo Galleries



Emacs is The One True Editor; it is all things to all people. My Emacs page has some useful links including my configuration files.

Hacker's Wisdom

A collection of papers and personalities related to hacking.

DVD Reviews

By tracking the number of repeat watchings of movies, I can hope to determine which movies are worthy of adding to my collection.

Book Reviews

Brief summaries and excerpts of books I have read. I stopped reading fiction for a while, until I realized how beneficial it actually was.

“Men should be what they seem;
Or those that be not, would they might seem none!”
Othello, III.iii
“Your mind makes your reality.”
—Frank Herbert
“The universe is, at any given moment, exactly what you think it is.”
—James Burke,
The Day the Universe Changed
“The big jumps are taken by people who disregard conventional wisdom and do something unexpected.”
—Freeman Dyson
“The opposite of love is not hate; the opposite of love is solitude.”
“Fortunately, learning to program is considerably less dangerous than learning sorcery, because the spirits we deal with are conveniently contained in a secure way.”
“No one who can read, ever looks at a book, even unopened on a shelf, like one who cannot. ”
—Charles Dickens