It seems that in this day and age, everyone has a blog. So I decided to give this a try. Well, I have never been much of a writer. I did write some "technical" essays in the past, and even some philosophical essays, but most people would probably consider those boring and dry. Those are not the kind of writing I am talking about. I am talking more of the engaging writing that lots of people suddenly seem to have with the explosion of personal blogs and networking sites on the internet. Well, I guess I just want to try stretching myself further and see if I can do some of that too.
"So what's this all about ?" you ask. Well, that's my question too. What is this blogging all about ? What makes it so popular and addictive? People say you have to experience something to know it, so this is it. My attempt to experience blogism. I'm not sure yet what's gonna be here, but I do sometime have random thoughts, random ideas, things that I found out. The problem is, I never really tried to organize it or put it in writing. So I forget most of them, which probably is unfortunate. So this blog would be me thinking out loud, which could range from technical/computing stuffs, to science, to philosphy, to anything I might find amusing. Or it could be a way for me to generate new ideas.
This is my personal blog, a subset of my personal website. I am a graduate student in Computational Astrophysics, currently working on my dissertation for my doctoral degree. I am a computer hobbyist, mainly with interest in Linux and open source software. I am also interested in the subject of science and religion, especially from Christianity / Mennonite point of view. On my leisure, I play music, read, or just enjoying time with my wife.