Sean B. Palmer

If you want to contact me, find me in #sbp on freenode. You can also email me, or tweet me at @sbp.

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I'm an early modern historian, software developer, and chiffchaff detector.

As of 2014, I'm working on improving computing at every level, especially through learning the lessons of the lisp machines.

I'm a resident of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, though that might change with the 2014 Scottish Independence referendum. If it does, then who knows what I'll be a resident of.

On the web, I'm known either for being friends with anti-securocracy people, or for the abandoned shovelware irc bot that I'm still inordinately fond of. I'm trying to replace that with a new python3 bot.

Sometimes I take photographs of the moon. Here is one that I took in 2010 of the craters Clavius and Tycho, through my 6" Newtonian reflector:

[Clavius photo]

I was in the first round of YC startups, 2005, with Aaron Swartz and Simon Carstensen. I will be taking care of Aaron's sites and data, so email me with queries about that. Please note that I cannot currently perform administrative actions, but I can give give advice and answer questions.

I'm in love with Tabitha St Germain, but don't tell her that.


Page updated 18 January 2014


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