This has all gone sort of wrong.

Okay, so I was never frequent in updating this site, but still, I’ve been really bad recently (where “recently” means the last few years).

Worse of all, while I've always said I’d use this to put whatever I wanted up, the original goal was that it would focus mainly on programming matters, but of late I’ve pretty much only written on occult and religious topics.

There is at least one Computer Science course out there that has this website as recommended reading. Oh I bet they’re regretting that now! Still, if your CS professor told you to read this, all the stuff for you is under “articles”. You’re free to read the rest as well of course, but you’re probably fine if you don’t. Meanwhile, the occult and religious stuff fills out most of what’s under “off-topic” even though at this rate it'll soon be the main topic.

Latest Code

Ariadne

A library of lock-free thread-safe collections for .NET and Mono

This library aims to provide a set of general-purpose and specialised generic collections, all of which are thread-safe for multiple simultaneous readers and writers without locking.

Latest Article

Replicating Ubuntu One functionality with Copy

If you used Ubuntu One, you will be aware that this service is ending. There are plenty of competing services to move to, but of course those of us who were using Ubuntu One were using it because we liked the way it worked more than those competitors. Here I detail how I got Copy to work more like Ubuntu One.

Latest Off-Topic

Together we Fall, Divided we Stand

Guest post on Patheos

Exoteric Neopaganism: Toward a minor religion?

Essay in Kim Huggen’s anthology Vs.


TWPT Talks to Jon Hanna

Interview on The Wiccan/Pagan Times

Living without a Golden Rule

On witchvox.com

Valid is for Car Parking

On witchvox.com

A book, What Thou Wilt, based on my essay, “Traditional and Innovative Trends in Post-Gardnerian Witchcraft”, has been published by Evertype.

As well as benefitting some insightful comments by readers, and from a deadline forcing me to finally rectify some errors and make some necessary additions, the oversight of an editor is a wonderful thing—I don’t know why some writers complain about editors; seeing what I’ve tried to express made clearer by editting is a joy.


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