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When I was young, I dreamt of becoming a scientist, but then I read this, and then many other sources reaffirming the same point of view, and so I am a software engineer with a college degree in physics and a hobby of editing Wikipedia. Maybe that's for the best, because my interests are too diverse and shallow for a real scientist anyway.

I used to work at DivX and I'm one of the 100 people ever to have read more than half of the H.264/MPEG-4 AVC standard (which I also know by its more personal name, ISO/IEC 14496-10.)

My Myers-Briggs profile is ISTP. (One more reason not to become a scientist.)

I was originally known as User:Itinerant. Then I lost my password and couldn't get in with that user name any more. And my attempts to get that account back proved fruitless. So I've created a new one.

Some contributions from IPs and are also mine.

I am often called out for contributing what others consider original research; this is flattering but false, mostly because my opportunities to conduct original research are limited and my contributions are much more likely to be cases of poorly attributed third-party research.

Some recent articles or sections that I rewrote to a significant extent:

Some articles that I started, which were rewritten or updated by other editors:

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