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bio website BillTheLizard.com
location Charlotte, NC
age 40
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Big Ball of Mud maintainer (mostly Java, C++, and SQL - Perl, Python, and JavaScript as necessary) currently living in Charlotte, NC. I also tutor Java, Python, and JavaScript part-time at Franklin University.

I blog about programming, math, learning, and technology at BillTheLizard.com.

You can follow me on Twitter, @lizardbill. (If I recognize you from SO or meta, I'll probably follow you back.) You can also find me on Google+ and on GitHub. (Questions about moderator actions on Stack Overflow should still be posted on Meta Stack Overflow.)

I also wrote @BountyBot, a Twitter bot that posts new and interesting bounty questions from Stack Overflow. You can view the source on GitHub.


Nov
16
awarded  Nice Question
Feb
18
awarded  Yearling
Dec
3
awarded  Nice Question
Nov
9
comment Why is the 19x19 board so much more common than other sizes?
Because it makes "How many squares are there on a Go board?" The Question.
Apr
18
answered What is a positional game in chess?
Apr
17
comment What is the difference between thickness and heavy stones?
Thanks for the explanation and the links. The Heavy Examples page shows that my notion of heavy wasn't complete, since stones can be considered heavy before they're even safe.
Apr
17
accepted What is the difference between thickness and heavy stones?
Apr
17
awarded  Scholar
Apr
17
accepted What factors should be considered before doubling pawns?
Apr
16
asked What factors should be considered before doubling pawns?
Apr
11
awarded  Teacher
Apr
11
answered Are There Any Real-Life Applications of Chess?
Apr
8
awarded  Student
Apr
8
asked What is the difference between thickness and heavy stones?
Apr
8
awarded  Supporter
Apr
8
awarded  Editor
Apr
8
revised What do you recommend to learn Go?
added 7 characters in body
Apr
8
answered What do you recommend to learn Go?
Feb
18
awarded  Autobiographer