This blog belongs to me, Jason McIntosh, a freelance software and game design consultant residing in New England.

This blog has no theme, other than “topics that interest me, and which I have reason to suspect might interest others as well”. Articles can sometimes swerve into more technical or domain-specific discussion, though I do my best to keep everything accessible to a general audience. (For the time being, articles primarily about games appear on The Gameshelf, a separate blog I co-maintain.)

I have been blogging off and on since 2001. My LiveJournal holds many older posts, and I revisit it those rare times I wish to write something more like a journal entry than a public essay. I began posting articles to in 2013, and started putting real care into it in early 2015, after I wrote my own blogging software. In 2017, I retitled the blog Fogknife and moved it to its own domain.

I aim to write at least one interesting article every week. If you do enjoy the posts, I encourage you to add my RSS feed to the feed-reader of your choice.

Even though I don’t have comments enabled, I always welcome feedback. My email address is, my Twitter is @JmacDotOrg, and my phone number is 617–792–3829.

The star-button beneath each article (including this one) is linked to my local installation of Starble, an experimental generic system of my own invention for liking things on the internet. They appear here as another feedback mechanism. Feel free to tap the stars however you please.

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