On the first day of summer, in June 2019, I self published my book on public radio and the pledge drive. On the first day of spring, in March 2020, I uploaded the audiobook version after three months of reading, editing and mastering the audio. Whew!
A blog version of two books of thrilling travel yarns by forgotten Edwardian adventurer Cecil Herbert Prodgers, set in Bolivia, Chile and Peru. I'm working through them in annotated entries of around 1000 words each; the first volume, Adventures in Bolivia, is over halfway through, with our man Cecil in the thick of the jungle and facing danger from pumas, jaguars, piranha and candiru. [more inside]
Clojure demonstration of authenticating and batch uploading to Amazon Web Services' Simple Storage Service. [more inside]
AVeq is a Google Chrome extension that lets you keep a queue of Amazon Instant Videos you'd like to watch. It can be installed directly from the website, or from the Chrome Web Store. [more inside]
My attempt to make a buck or 2 off reddit (and help people find good birthday gifts ;P)
A full color heavily illustrated book that describes 20 species of undead, their history, evolution, survival tips and more. It's already receiving great reviews like this and this. Zombies of the World reveals the undead to be a valuable part of our ecosystem and the key to new discoveries in medicine and technology. Few outside the scientific community even realize that creatures like the Egyptian Mummy (Mortifera mumia aegyptus) are actually zombies. Some species are even harmless to humans. The Dancing Zombie (Mortifera immortalis choreographicus) only seeks to thrill us with elaborate dance routines. Even if we could annihilate all zombies, we would lose knowledge potentially vital to our own survival. After decades of research, we have no idea why zombies never tire or stop. They possess an endless source of energy to shamble or (in some cases) sprint after us. Unlocking this mystery could benefit all humanity.The web series on Youtube further explains these mysteries. [more inside]
After browsing through my Amazon.com Wish List daily for used book deals, I decided to write a program to do the work for me. [more inside]