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My Bio
I am a nocturnal geek, aspiring writer, with a number of unfinished manuscripts, book lover, hobbyist astronomer and lover of all things science and technology.
Current Residence: Terra Incognita
Print preference: Please?
Favourite genre of music: Opera, Classical, Baroque, Trance, Electronica, Dance, Hardcore
Operating System: Plan 9 from Bell Labs
Favourite cartoon character: Hexadecimal
Personal Quote: There's a fine line between brilliance and madness.

Favourite Visual Artist
Hans Ruedi Giger
Favourite Movies
When We Left Earth
Favourite Bands / Musical Artists
Gutsav Holst, Colin Matthews, MarkAnthony Turnage, Brad Spitz, Luke Rake, Robert Emmett, Lupine Howl
Favourite Writers
Robert Anton Wilson, Neil Giaman, Tad Williams, Douglas Adamas, Joseph Campbell, James Frazer
Favourite Games
Ultimate Chess
Favourite Gaming Platform
PC
Tools of the Trade
The Mind
Other Interests
Things and Stuff, but mostly things.

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I don't think that I'll be on dA to check my messages, or anything, for the foreseeable future. If you need to contact me, email my screen-name @gmail.com or tweet @JakeLse. Later kids.

Kill it...

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  • with fire.
  • drown it.
  • with fire.
  • nuke it.
  • pulverize it.
  • with fire.
  • did I mention with fire yet?

Ebooks and things

Ebooks and things

The new even lower priced Kindle has me thinking about ebooks again. I think one of the big breakthroughs on ebooks becoming a more mainstream form of consumption will be lower priced readers, 99$ seems like the sweet spot. Kind of like when personal music players got less expensive they hit the mainstream and became ubiquitous. The second element that I would hope for is a more sensible price range for ebooks themselves. There's no good reason, in my opinion, for one to cost more than 7.99$. Some people seem to think that ebooks should be priced lower since they don't have the dead-trees to pay for. A good argument but they take too far. I

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Happy Birthday! :D
JakeLsewhereHobbyist Writer
Thanks :D
Stuffed-FriiaHobbyist Writer
Happy Birthday~~~~~~~~~~~~
JakeLsewhereHobbyist Writer
Thanks :D
Zadien20Hobbyist Writer
Happy Birthday! Hope it's a good one :D
JakeLsewhereHobbyist Writer
Thanks. It was mostly just another Thursday, but I'll have a good time on the weekend. :D
Dr-VergissmeinnichtHobbyist Writer
HAPPY BIRTHDAY!! <3 :hug: <3