2003

I’m 53, and a Distinguished Engineer at Sun Microsystems, where I’ve worked since 1985. You can find a bit about me here. I’m married to Merry and we have two kids, both of whom flew the coop years ago. Chris lives in Seattle; Kate is married to a really nice guy called Mark and they…

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So we’re headed off to Carmel Valley in a couple of days, and this breaks loose. I called ahead: they felt nothing. I’d like to feel a “safe” earthquake sometime. I’ve been around during a mild one (just enough to set a bowl of water rippling), but I’ve never felt the earth move in a…

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I first put up a personal web a few years ago. I authored it in MS FrontPage, developed the navigation, populated it… and then nothing. Or not very much. Maintenance became a chore, the site was cramped (only 8MB), I could only update it from my home PC, which was useless (I spend a lot…

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