opiate is currently certified at Journeyer level.

Name: Ryan Daum
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My continuing interests:

  • Object oriented languages, especially prototype-based languages like Self.
  • Collaborative online environments that allow runtime extensibility -- like MOO
  • Garbage collection algorithms
  • Designing and building virtual machines for OO languages
  • Human computer interaction
  • Radical philosophy: Deleuze & Guitarri, Karl Marx, Theodor Adorno, Antonio Negri.
  • Technology as art and as community.
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    Some thoughts:

  • That tragic mass death can so easily be turned by Power into total political control and cynical manipulation is the most depressing turnout of 9/11/01.

  • The barbarism of the present economic and social system has never been more obvious. At the time when its least likely to break through, an alternative to the way things are has never been so desperately needed.

  • What is needed, more than anything, is still the "ruthless criticism of everything existing".

  • Wholesale clampdowns on political freedom in the west, and the closing down of certain open spaces are the first step towards the wholesale entrenchment of a new militarism in western society.

  • The alternative slogan to the crusade against those who oppose the Empire and its so-called "war against terrorism", cannot be a call for peace, but some other form of struggle. However, the chances for that struggle to emerge are so narrow...
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    opiate certified others as follows:

    • opiate certified opiate as Journeyer
    • opiate certified maelstorm as Journeyer
    • opiate certified colin as Master
    • opiate certified bruce as Journeyer
    • opiate certified holgate as Journeyer
    • opiate certified graydon as Master
    • opiate certified neale as Journeyer
    • opiate certified advogato as Master
    • opiate certified splork as Journeyer
    • opiate certified stefan as Master
    • opiate certified freetype as Master
    • opiate certified miguel as Master
    • opiate certified rms as Master
    • opiate certified rth as Master
    • opiate certified shaver as Master
    • opiate certified kai as Journeyer
    • opiate certified nop as Journeyer
    • opiate certified gary as Journeyer
    • opiate certified MikeGTN as Apprentice
    • opiate certified uweo as Apprentice
    • opiate certified Dionys as Apprentice
    • opiate certified sye as Journeyer
    • opiate certified marcel as Journeyer
    • opiate certified Marcus as Master
    • opiate certified whytheluckystiff as Journeyer
    • opiate certified alecm as Master
    • opiate certified blizzard as Master
    • opiate certified federico as Master
    • opiate certified yosh as Master
    • opiate certified hp as Journeyer
    • opiate certified Daryll as Master
    • opiate certified ncm as Master
    • opiate certified nixnut as Journeyer
    • opiate certified Guillaume as Master

    Others have certified opiate as follows:

    • opiate certified opiate as Journeyer
    • maelstorm certified opiate as Journeyer
    • holgate certified opiate as Journeyer
    • colin certified opiate as Journeyer
    • graydon certified opiate as Journeyer
    • splork certified opiate as Journeyer
    • adulau certified opiate as Master
    • sye certified opiate as Master
    • Dionys certified opiate as Apprentice
    • bruce certified opiate as Journeyer
    • nixnut certified opiate as Journeyer
    • Guillaume certified opiate as Journeyer

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