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Righties and Romans (and cynics :-) might call me sinister, but i'm a nice guy—that's common. I score beyond scale on the Wechsler—that's uncommon, but i doubt it's gotten me very far.

I work on ideas i think have promise in changing the world. I help organizations adapt open source software and use social computing in support of collaborative work. I rarely watch sports except to learn something in a sport i play. When i cycled and raced, i trained and rode 10000km yearly for years, until i burned myself out, but still i prefer doing to watching.

I read anything and everything, from food labels and dictionaries to Internet news and blogs to documentation and manuals. If “we read to know we are not alone,” i must be awfully lonely —help, help!

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About my library…more at Vox, Gaia, and my books


Favorite authorsEdward R. Tufte (Shared favorites)


Favorite bookstoresBarnes & Noble Booksellers - Pittsford, Lift Bridge Book Shop, Rochester Institute of Technology Bookstore

Favorite librariesBrighton Memorial Library, Monroe County Central Library, Monroe County Library - Highland Branch, Pittsford Community Library, University of Rochester - Carlson Science & Engineering Library, University of Rochester - Physics-Optics-Astronomy Library, University of Rochester - Rush Rhees Library, University of Rochester - Sibley Music Library, Wallace Library


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Real nameJohn Lam

LocationRochester NY 14620

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Member sinceNov 27, 2006

Currently readingSmart Mobs The Next Social Revolution by Howard Rheingold

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