rhetorica

PROFESSIONAL INTERESTS
Computational biology, specializing in novel machine learning techniques for sequence analysis.
OTHER ACADEMIC INTERESTS
Computer history, programming language theory (PLT), Greco-Roman civilization, typography, constructed languages, metafiction, world building, graphic design, and computer graphics.
PROGRAMMING LANGUAGES
Started in QBASIC and classic Visual Basic at age twelve. Has since recovered. Comfortable in C, C++, perl, Python, js, Java, PHP, MATLAB, LSL and sometimes bash, among others. Considers PL/I romantic (and understands this is probably a bad sign.)
FANTASY WORLDS
The Memory of the City
Anthologica Universe Atlas
Samantics
  • Don'tscovery
  • The Commonwealth and the Culture
  • Some Roman advice on preserving exceptions