Charles

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About me

Gender MALE
Industry Engineering
Occupation Software and Hardware Developer
Location United States
Introduction I was born in a time and place not of my choosing. Since then I've tried to make the best of it.
Interests music, copyright, patents, patent law, technology, technology and law, art, sculpting, drawing, painting, craft, diy, computer science, science, programming languages
Favorite Movies Casablanca, Blade Runner (director's cut), Fifth Element, The Dish, Monsters Inc., Finding Nemo, Incredibles, Amelie, Raiders of the Lost Ark, The Red Violin, Rejected, Gulliver's Travels (the one staring Ted Danson), Scrooged
Favorite Music This is impossible for me. There's so much great music out there. But here's some of the artists I can remember off the top of my head:, Patty Griffin, Banco de Gaia, Rob Dougan, Yello, Tom Waits, U2, The Weepies, Allison Krauss, PJ Harvey, Portishead, Olga Kern, M83, Ani DiFranco, Decemberists, Natalie Merchant, David Bowie, David Byrne, Goldfrapp, Hasmat Modine, Dead Can Dance, Devotchka, Darkest of the Hillside Thickets, MC Frontalot, Chris Smither, Richard Thompson, Asylum Street Spankers, Juno Rector, and I'm going to stop now.
Favorite Books Man's Search For Meaning, The Good Earth, The Black Arrow, Most anything by Carl Sagan, Bizarro Among the Savages, Galileo's Daughter, The collected works of Bloom County and Calvin and Hobbes, Stephen Baxter's Manifold series, Unabridged dictionaries rock!

You've got to make contact with the alien leader. How will you tell when the conversation is finished?

When all the redshirts are dead.