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Pentester, ex-developer, security researcher, reverse engineer, electronics tinkerer, internet activist, zombie eradicator, promulgator of useless facts, shrubbery inspector, bacon aficionado.

Strengths: Security, Crypto, Win32 API, C#, .NET, PHP, x86 assembly

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awarded  Famous Question
Jul
27
awarded  Notable Question
Jun
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awarded  Popular Question
Mar
12
comment What determines the (perceived) frequency of tinnitus?
@Jeff Interesting, but rather indigestible and verbose. Would be nice to get an answer that explains things in simpler terms.
Mar
12
asked What determines the (perceived) frequency of tinnitus?
Mar
12
accepted Is there a strong reason to be sceptical about the “cured HIV patient” being reported by mainstream media?
Mar
12
awarded  Tumbleweed
Mar
5
awarded  Teacher
Mar
5
answered Perception of artificial light - flickering
Mar
5
answered What chemicals can be detected from one's sweat?
Mar
5
awarded  Yearling
Mar
5
asked Are there any neurotransmitters that trigger all neurons?
Mar
5
accepted Predictable microchimerism
Mar
4
comment What chemicals can be detected from one's sweat?
I recently watched a documentary in which a team demonstrated a type of sensor that would compute blood sugar levels from sweat, which was pretty neat. I guess a lot of stuff is leaked out that way.
Mar
4
asked Is there a strong reason to be sceptical about the “cured HIV patient” being reported by mainstream media?
Mar
4
comment Serotonin - Does being aroused make you sleepy?
I've always wondered whether heightened serotonin was responsible for socially accepted phenomena such as post-coital tiredness and "morning glory"...
Mar
4
asked What causes random long white body hairs?
Jul
20
comment Why is glucose our primary source of energy?
I don't have a direct answer for you, but you should try to get hold of a copy of Romano AH, Conway T. (1996). "Evolution of carbohydrate metabolic pathways".
Jul
20
comment Predictable microchimerism
Found the article! It's in edition #2869, on page 12. Got a jpeg of it here.
Jul
18
comment Predictable microchimerism
@jonsca Nope, this was recent, perhaps a month or so old. I completely forgot about this last night, but I'll try to remember to dig out the article tonight.