Birch Street Computing -

about me

John M is a Linux fan in Lowell, MA.

I work at at a company writing software. I fool around with Free and Open Source software for fun & profit.

I was big into and you can still see some of what I listen to there. I can also be found using github and recently sourcehut as well as bitbucket (historically). I don't care for most popular social media sites. If I have an account on one or the other it's probably either old and unused or was created just for tinkering.


Links to things I like, use, or otherwise feel is worth sharing. Things I'd like to see get more popular.

Best of Comments

This page is specially made for me to keep track of comments to this site. Currently all of these comments were posted via the web to the older, plone based, version of this site.

Older Comments

Tort's Lick

Best pic of Tort ever. Plus you caught christine using her new cell phone. No more "zack morris" phone. Boo Hoo. Later.

  • Ducko

Rocket City Riot

Hello. I was browsing through audio scrubber, and found that you are listed as the top fan for "Rocket City Riot." My nickname is "Big King" and I played drums on Rocket City Riot's album "Pop Killer." I was with that band for 2 years, and they still have my pictures up at the magnatune site. I just thought it was cool to know that people are listening to an album that I played drums on. If you'd like to discuss anything music related, hit me up at:

Culinary Ignorance

Mark sounds like a real moron. How could someone who claims to watch the Phantom Gourment not know the difference between calimari and onions?

Thank you so much

Man, you made my day! I had exactly the same problem and finally got it to work now after reading your post.

cheers Oliver, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

shorter way

Harry Stephen Keeler->MacGuffin->Non-player character->Computer and video games->Personal computer->Linux

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