I received a Ph.D. from the Computer Science Department at UCLA in 2001.
I am now working at Intel.
My move to oregon required some adjustment.

My current vita can be obtained here.

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Luck is probability taken personally.
Penn Jillette

You see, wire telegraph is a kind of a very, very long cat. You pull his tail in New York and his head is meowing in Los Angeles. … And radio operates exactly the same way … The only difference is that there is no cat.
Albert Einstein, when asked to describe radio.

There's no difference between good flan and bad flan.
CIA Agent Charles Young (Wag the Dog)

Hindsight. It's like foresight without a future.
George Monroe (Life as a House)

Thought is born of failure.
Tom and Ray Magliozzi (Car Talk)

A kiss may not be the truth, but it is what we wish were true.
Harris K. Telemacher (L.A. Story)

Accident rules every corner of the Universe. Except, maybe, the chambers of the human heart.
Nels Gudmundsson (Snow Falling on Cedars)

If only you could see what I've seen with your eyes.
Roy Batty (Blade Runner)

Most people juggle because it's a right-brain break in their left-brain day.

I don't need violence to enjoy a movie ... just as long as there's nudity.
Joey (Friends)

Some things are true, whether you believe them or not.
Seth (City of Angels)

Worry is like interest paid in advance on a debt that never comes due.
George Lang (The Spanish Prisoner)

There's the real world and the joke world. The joke world gets rough. Wear a cup.
Dennis Miller

It wasn't a miracle, you know ... we just decided to go.
Jim Lovell

Time is an illusion ... lunchtime doubley so.
Ford Prefect (Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy)

There is a purpose to time, you know. It keeps everything from happening at once.
Undersecretary (Disaster in Time )

It's supposed to be hard. If it wasn't hard, everyone would do it. It's the hard that makes it great.
Jimmy Dugan (A League of Their Own)

What's the point of going out? We're just going to end up back here again anyway.
Homer Simpson (The Simpsons)

Most people just talk about the future. Not me. I put it in a binder.
The Man with the Big Yellow Hat

Last Updated January 2009