About Me

For now I'm just going to list some facts about me. I'll worry about forming it into a coherent set of paragraphs later.

  • I've taken an interest in computers since I was six-years-old.
  • I've been programming since I was seven-years-old.
  • I consider myself a Libertarian and subscribe to almost all of the beliefs on which the United States Libertarian Party is used to be based.
  • I enjoy spending my spare time on persuing business projects, hanging out with friends, and learning more about Austrian Economics, Investing, Philosophy, Neurology, Business, Psychology, and Programming.
  • My blog posts can be seen at ChrisBrunner.com and LewRockwell.com.
  • I love sushi.
  • I've done web design and programming contacting work since early middle school.
  • As a summer job, I began working for BellSouth as a full-time C++ programmer for the Internal Audit department when I was sixteen. I returned for a total of two summers before enrolling in school at the University of Alabama at Birmingham.
  • I took a full-time job with The Memory Company, a company I had done contracting work for since age fifteen, and was promoted twice before becoming the director of the Information Technology department. I had the opportunity to utilize a broad mix of languages and skills on several platforms. For details, see my resume.
  • I founded the following non-profit projects:
    • Silence is Defeat – An organization created for the purpose of giving everyone in developed contries the resources to learn to use POSIX-style alternative operating systems like OpenBSD, a variation of Unix, without having to invest in anything more than a computer they most likely already have.
    • Words from Iraq – Serves as an independent, unbiased, compilation of first hand accounts, written by those most affected by the Iraq conflict: both the Iraqi citizens and U.S. soldiers stationed there.
  • I love listening to the following bands:
  • I enjoy watching the following TV shows:
    • The Sopranos
    • South Park
    • Family Guy
    • Simpsons
    • Seinfeld
    • Futurama
    • King of the Hill
    • Dilbert (now off-air)
    • The Daily Show
    • CNN Presents
    • Naked Science
    • Modern Marvels
  • Some good movies are:
    • Ferris Bueller's Day Off
    • Office Space
    • War Games
    • American History X
  • I think there's a direct relationship between a society's ability to think for itself and its freedom.

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