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Hi, I'm Mark. Though on the internet I'm more often "Delirium", a handle I picked in the mid-'90s in middle school, and kind of kept by inertia. In real life, I'm an academic with a background in computer science, specializing in artificial intelligence. Much of my Wikipedia editing relates to my hobby of researching historical figures and events, though I occasionally edit in my "official" specialty. I grew up in Chicago and Houston, and since then have lived in Los Angeles, Atlanta, Santa Cruz, Copenhagen, and now Falmouth, Cornwall. I've also spent a good amount of time in Thessaloniki.

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My Wikipedia interests are mainly in history. I'm especially interested in writing articles on people and events from non-English-speaking regions, even subjects of relatively minor importance. Since Wikipedia is a hypertext encyclopedia, good coverage in an area demands a dense article web, and for many non-English-speaking areas, the English Wikipedia's article web is quite sparse. And even minor subjects help illustrate the contours of a time and place, as well as providing link scaffolding to more easily add additional articles in that area into the English-Wikipedia web of knowledge.

For a combination of vanity and organizational purposes, here are some of the articles I've written, and which are still mostly my work the last time I checked:

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