Sean M. Burke
Hi and stuff! I am Sean, a high-speed amalgam of meat and skin!
My superpowers include programming, sleeping, and
not answering the telephone.
I write programs --
some RSS generators (site-summarizers, always either breaking or broken),
some webby things,
I've also written some books and articles, including:
- Perl & LWP
buy the touchable feelable paper edition:
- RTF Pocket Guide
- About a dozen articles for The Perl Journal, which
are mostly collected in
Best of The Perl Journal: Games, Diversions &
but which you can see
in here, in roughly the form they appeared as in print.
- My master's thesis, The Design of Online Lexicons,
which also appears, abridged, as a chapter in
A Practical Guide to Lexicography.
on how some higher-order (metafunctional) features of Perl and Lisp
I've also been a programmer and/or consultant on a bunch of
different Native North American dictionary projects. And I've
been a tech-editor and/or consulting editor on about a dozen
technical books. I have been
occasionally sighted at
tech conferences, giving talks about
and the other.
And now and then I also take
The Web is a great big place full of porn and scams. But it's
amusing in other ways too, as shown below:
- The Substitute
- Springheel Jack
- David Rees (and Get Your War On)
- The Viridian Design Movement
- RISKs Digest
Hm, you're apparently using a browser that doesn't
support stylesheets properly, or at all.
You should really think about using