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I'm a programmer, currently working at the Army Research Lab. In my spare time I like to read, travel, go to movies (only the big screen really does it for me), make music, or goof on the internet. I also contribute to WikiQuote.

Articles with Major Contributions from Me[edit]

People in Wikipedia I have met[edit]

"Met" means, at a minimum, that I either introduced myself or was introduced by name, and that I and the listed person said at least a few words to each other. Simply being in the same room is neither necessary nor sufficient.

  1. Samuel Adler — met when he was music director at the temple I went to in Dallas
  2. Yosef Almogi — distant cousin
  3. John Baird — met at a wedding
  4. Bianca Bagnarelli — my girlfriend's niece
  5. Brian A. Barsky — friend of a friend
  6. Ewan Birney — my son's graduate advisor
  7. Grady Booch — met on a visit to Rational
  8. John Browning — met backstage
  9. Bill Buxton — friend of a friend
  10. Loren Carpenter — met at SIGGRAPH
  11. Lee Child — in same drama club at university
  12. Ramsey Clark — friend of the family
  13. Harold F. Clayton — met over the phone
  14. Ted Codd — met at a conference
  15. Kenneth H. Cooper — met at the Cooper Aerobics Center
  16. John Cornyn — voted in the precinct where I was an election judge
  17. Mike Cowlishaw — met professionally
  18. Nikki Craft — met at KCHU in Dallas
  19. Hugh Darwen — met professionally
  20. August Derleth — met over the phone while ordering a book
  21. Lloyd Doggett — met at a political event
  22. Michael Douglas — met at a press conference
  23. Taissa Farmiga — met at a screening of Jamesy Boy
  24. Jane Fonda — met at a press conference
  25. Alain Fournier — close friend
  26. Henry Fuchs — met while at UT Dallas
  27. Bamber Gascoigne — met while on University Challenge
  28. Jack Gilford — met at the Tadich Grill in San Francisco
  29. Stephen Hawking — met at an astrophysics convention
  30. Banesh Hoffmann — met at an astrophysics convention
  31. John H. Hoffman — met while at UT Dallas
  32. Robert Hoffman — same school
  33. William Hootkins — same school, same drama group
  34. Lane P. Hughston — high school friend
  35. Donald Johanos — was friends with his daughter
  36. Tommy Lee Jones — same school, same drama group
  37. Bryce Jordan — met while at UT Dallas
  38. Tom Kite — met at a birthday party for his son
  39. Polykarp Kusch — on my doctoral committee
  40. John Lehmann — took a course from him at UT
  41. Jack Lemmon — met at a press conference
  42. Joyce Currie Little — neighbor
  43. Valerie Mahaffey — in my English class at UT
  44. Benoît Mandelbrot — had dinner with him when he spoke at my school
  45. Stuart Margolin — my aunt's nephew
  46. Lorenzo Milam — met while working at the long-defunct KCHU in Dallas
  47. Turk Murphy — met after a performance
  48. Edwin Neal — same drama group, later member of same synagogue
  49. Douglas Northcott — undergraduate professor
  50. Dean Ornish — same high school, same poker group
  51. Rick Perry — sat next to him on a plane
  52. Penn & Teller — volunteer from the audience in The Refrigerator Tour
  53. J.J. Pickle — met at a political event
  54. David Pines — related to first wife, also present at my first conference talk
  55. George Pólya — met at a guest lecture at the University of Sheffield
  56. Regina Resnik — met backstage
  57. Patricia Richardson — same drama group
  58. Wolfgang Rindler — on my doctoral committee
  59. Ivor Robinson — my graduate advisor
  60. Robert Xavier Rodriguez — met at UT Dallas
  61. Barefoot Sanders — introduced by his daughter, a school friend
  62. Allan Shivers — met at UT Board of Regents meeting
  63. Lewis Shiner — same school, same drama group
  64. John Silber — met while at UT
  65. Preston Smith — met at a press conference
  66. Stephen Spender — interviewed for The Daily Texan
  67. Roger Staubach — met in the locker room of the Cooper Aerobics Center
  68. Annette Strauss — served with her on a committee
  69. Bjarne Stroustrup — met at a conference
  70. Jeffrey Swann — same school
  71. Edward Teller — met when he spoke at our school
  72. Stephen Tobolowsky — met at high school debate tournaments
  73. Andrzej Trautman — met at a conference
  74. Alex Trebek — met while on Jeopardy!
  75. Jack Valenti — interviewed for The Daily Texan
  76. Dee Dee Warwick — met on a tour bus in the Bahamas
  77. John Wayne — had lunch with him at a press conference
  78. George Whitman — hung out in his bookstore in Paris in the early seventies
  79. Angus G. Wynne — father's law partner

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