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I'm a UX specialist investigating analysis and design of multi-user interaction. I specialize in design of CLIs and GUIs for use by programmers, QEs, and release engineers.

My doctoral work centered around using discourse analysis techniques to understand design requirements for groupware. I am currently employed helping to design a complex versioning/building/testing system.

In my spare time, I write science fiction; my first novel Duplicate is available as an eBook, paperback, or hardcover. My second novel, We Were Gods is also available as an eBook or paperback. Yes, there's a fair amount of programming and user experience in each of them. ;)

My statements on these websites are not official statements from any employer of mine.


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comment How to fill the joint between tiles and cabinets in a kitchen backsplash?
I was originally thinking white latex caulk (hence the wet finger). White silicone caulk would definitely last longer, but you will want to slick it with something else--or carefully wipe your finger off afterward.
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comment How do I make sure I get a replacement toilet tank that fits the bowl?
And to bring closure--was able to install it myself with no significant problems. Lots of time with a basin wrench.
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comment How do I make sure I get a replacement toilet tank that fits the bowl?
In fact, contacting Toto directly worked--a replacement (the original model is no longer manufactured) is on its way!
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comment How do I restore the original finish of a reglazed plastic tub?
The old spray likely failed because of insufficient prep or poor application. So a respray may work better--if you put in the elbow grease to prep the surface.
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