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A third year in Japan

This week marks the beginning of our third year living and working in Japan.  Thanks, Louise, for pushing me to leave Minneapolis for a while.  The last two years have been gratifying, tremendously delicious, educational, routine, and … aw, enough … Continue reading

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On “Humming Consensus”, an allegory

“We reject kings, presidents, and voting. We believe in rough consensus and running code.” — David Clark, about the IETF And to quote a paragraph from the introduction of https://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc7282: To reinforce that we do not vote, we have also … Continue reading

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Hand-crafted IP packets with Form RFC 791

In a fit of silliness, I wrote a Tweet earlier today: Hand-crafted IP packets with Form RFC 791: “Print legibly and press hard. You are making up to 255 copies.” It’s probably the most popular Tweet I’ve ever written.  The … Continue reading

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Irises!

This gallery contains 10 photos.

Lots of irises, last June at the Koishikawa Korakuen garden, near the Tokyo Dome stadium.  (a.k.a., a demo try explore the use of the WordPress gallery feature).

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RSS clients, please, stop pinging every 60 seconds

Hi, everyone. I know that y’all is simply craving to hear everything that I have to say, as quickly as I say it.  That’s why you use an RSS client, to keep track of my blog.  You keep tabs on … Continue reading

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Been a while since I’ve written

Life has been busy.  Very good, but also busy. Professionally, things at Basho are very good.  It’s a great bunch of smart, ego-firmly-in-check folks.  Basho sent me to the Erlang User Conference  in Stockholm a couple weeks ago to present my … Continue reading

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Beautiful spring weather, or movies? … Movies.

It’s sad to say, but in a contest of fine spring weather or movies, movies win. Good news, Louise helped me find lots of old catalogs and notes from previous MSPIFF festivals.  So odds are high I can fritter away … Continue reading

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Humans and Hippo (Sculptures)

Does the name really make sense?  Not really, unless you’ve been to Matsue City in west central Japan.  The sculpture I’m photographed with is outside of the Shimane Art Museum.  If you’re ever in Matsue, perhaps visiting Matz, creator of … Continue reading

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