|Occupation||Staff Engineer - Software Development|
|Location||Hollister, California, United States|
|Introduction||My primary job is working as a software engineer. I specialize in manufacturing and test software. I've done stints in the disk drive industry, medical device industry, and in product firmware development. I am a middle-aged white dude, if such generalities matter to you. I am basically a lefty with centrist tendencies (or am I a centrist with lefty tendencies?). I am a radical agnostic, and I vote.|
|Interests||space colonization, breadmaking, sailing, walking, hiking, stargazing, writing, etc.|
|Favorite Movies||Forbidden Planet, Lilo and Stitch, Doctor Strangelove, Love Actually, Local Hero, Serenity, Pleasantville, and currently The Avengers, which was seriously fun. Another hit for Joss Whedon.|
|Favorite Books||The Moon is a Harsh Mistress, LOTR, The Hobbit, various books by Heinlein, various books by Alan Dean Foster, etc.|
Describe the sound of a moist waffle falling onto a hot griddle.
splat fizzle burble burble burble burble fizzle hiss.