Mike Schilling

Mike has been a software engineer far longer than he would like to admit. He has strong opinions on baseball, software, science fiction, comedy, contract bridge, and European history, any of which he's willing to share with almost no prompting whatsoever.

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  1. Avatar aaron david says:

    Totally off topic Mike, but I hope everything is OK post quake?Report

    • Avatar Mike Schilling says:

      It seems like the worst of it was minor injuries, scattered power outages, and a few damaged buildings, and that all nearer the epicenter in Napa than we are.Report

      • Avatar aaron david says:

        Glad to hear!Report

      • Avatar Mike Schilling says:

        Proof you’re a real Californian: an earthquake wakes you up, you pay attention long enough to think “this is a long one”, and then you go back to sleep. By morning, you’ve forgotten about it until someone mentions it on the Web.Report

      • Avatar Saul Degraw says:


        That’s largely what happened to me. Though I thought I was dreaming.Report

      • Avatar aaron david says:

        It’s what happened to us, and then I read the news this AM. I have a cousin in Napa city, so I checked in with her, and all was good.Report

  2. Avatar Saul Degraw says:

    This piece is heavenly indeed.Report

  3. Avatar Lyle says:

    As a test I went to Youtube and looked up Boieldieu, and at least different pieces come up. The nice thing about public domain music is you see lots of posts of it on youtube. However the Harp and string concerto shows up a number of times on the list.Report