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Entrepreneur. Active with startups over the years. Former poetry editor for Ray’s Road Review for nearly six years. Author of 15 published poetry collections. Literary critic & technology writer. University of Tennessee, California State University Long Beach, & Queens University of Charlotte alum. Attended UCLA, King University, & Western State University College of Law. Pittsburgh Steelers & Pittsburgh Penguins fan. (SEC) college football fan. Major Bukowski fan. Beat writers fan. Philip K Dick & Terry Pratchett fan, as well as David Weber. Collector of personally autographed books. (Among my prized possessions are books autographed to and for me by Charles Bukowski, Lawrence Ferlinghetti and William Burroughs.) Additional collector of fine art, rare vinyl, select certified sports collectibles, and computers. UNIX/LINUX fan, sadly a little rusty, but also RPiM3Bs and Arduinos. Love tech. Eclectic musical tastes. A bit of an audiophile, or at least audiophile-tendencies. Been in the tech and music businesses, both, as well as publishing business, over the years. Other areas of interest, research, and specialization include networking, protocols, security, cloud computing, history, philosophy, biology, physics, quantum field theory/computing, AI/ML, data, neural networks, nuclear (engineering/energy/(non)proliferation/weapons/defense strategies), EMP, military, PMCs, EW, IW/AW, intel/CI, research, international relations, policy, analysis, East Asia/China, Eurasia, and more. Left-leaning moderate. Recovering hard core Calvinist. Need lifelong therapy as a result. Freethinker. Extremely severe health problems. Have Trigeminal Neuralgia Type 2, very rare. Moved 28+ times. Favorite place lived: Los Angeles. Missing SoCal. Now living in Chattanooga, TN suburb with a wonderful, amazing wife & two sweet, co-dependent cats.

9 Responses to “About”

  1. Dan Harris said

    I nominated your blog for Versatile Blogger. Do with this what you will!



  2. indytony said

    I have just nominated you for a “Very Inspiring Blogger” award. To discover the terms of acceptance and see what I wrote about your blog, visit –


    Don’t feel obligated to follow the conditions of acceptance, though. Just know that I found your blog inspiring and keep up the good work.


  3. dweezer19 said

    Oops, apologies to Toby. I assumed she was a he and referred to her in the masculine elsewhere. That’s not going to improve her mood much I’m afraid. 😉


  4. dweezer19 said

    Ahhh.well, then, thats where grumpy begins..lol good luck with the move Toby!


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  6. dweezer19 said

    Hi Scott! I just wanted to let you know I nominated you for an award and you can read about it here if you would like. Hope you have had a good weekend!


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