At either end of the educational spectrum, there lies a Hacker Class.
Reg “raganwald” Braithwaite is proof that somewhere, a village is missing its idiot. Either that, or a combinatory forest is missing its Idiot Bird, nobody is really sure. His interests include constructing surreal numbers, deconstructing hopelessly egocentric nulls, and celebrating the joy of programming.
At one time, I hosted a soapbox-style blog here. I now write exclusively about technical subjects, and no longer publish or maintain non-technical writing on the web. For historical purposes, the old essays are still available in their GitHub repo.