I work for Google but the views in this blog (which is mostly about open source) do not represent those of my employer or any other party.
Before that, I worked at Advanced Clustering Technologies building beowulf clusters used in all kinds of scientific research. I also published a book on the Ruby programming language called "Ruby Phrasebook".
I am a Games module maintainer for the GNOME free software platform project.
I have been involved in LGBT politics in various ways since I came out at age 17. Most recently, I was the Chair of GLSEN Greater Kansas City from 2009 to 2011; now, Treasurer.
My partner Brandon and I own a home in Prairie Village, Kansas. I also happen to have HIV and am involved in awareness and fund raising when time permits. Brandon is negative.