Author Archives: Ian

Book Review: Lifeless New Worlds

Review of Strange New Worlds: The Search for Alien Planets and Life Beyond Our Solar System (audiobook edition) by Ray Jayawardhana, Narrated by Bronson Pinchot I was excited going into Strange New Worlds. I’m a sucker for astronomy, but I … Continue reading

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Re-reads: The Perks of Being a Wallflower (Part 1)

Dear friend, Re-reading The Perks of Being a Wallflower is like holding a tin can on a string, and the other end is pulled taut by myself in 9th grade. I think that’s when I first read it, as that … Continue reading

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(Tentatively) Hanging Out My Shingle

Hey everyone. As you may have guessed from a few of my previous posts about job searching and stuff, I’m ~on the hunt~ for new opportunities as my current gig at the datacenter dies down. As such, I figured I … Continue reading

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Hey Ian, Watcha Into Lately?

It’s been forever since I did one of these, and I thought it might be fun.  A quick tour around the games, TV/film, books, and music I’ve been digging on lately. TV/Film Hunter x Hunter Peter and I have been … Continue reading

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The Search Begins

Another quick update right from my keyboard to your eyeballs. Your glistening eyeballs. *ahem* I probably shouldn’t write lines like that now that I’m hosting my (updated) portfolio on this site again. But if I didn’t write occasional strange sentences … Continue reading

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A Day (Almost) Without Internet

On Saturday I decided to try a little experiment. I wanted to see what it would be like to do an internet detox without, say, breaking all of my connections, switching to a dumbphone, etc. So I set some rules … Continue reading

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Comic: Rainy Mornings

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New Friends, Linux Frustrations, and an Uncertain Future

Hi all! It’s been days since I posted, so clearly it’s time to subject you all to another rambling blog post. New Friends First off, Peter and I headed out to Oregon over the weekend and came back with new friends! … Continue reading

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Comic: Morning Routine

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It’s About Ethics in Book Ownership!

Hey all. This is a short post today, because I want to pose a question. First, some backstory. I’m looking at trying to declutter. Not to Marie Kondo levels, as much as thanking my clothes for their service appeals to … Continue reading

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