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“One Outside The Loop Of Destiny”

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Daniel Andrlik
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Daniel Andrlik
Daniel Andrlik lives in the suburbs of Philadelphia. By day he manages product teams. The rest of the time he is a podcast host and producer, writer of speculative fiction, a rabid reader, and a programmer.

I had to respectfully withdraw from the TTLB Ecosystem because the JavaScript required, which updates my status on it, was causing serious drag at load time for the blog. I no longer shall fight for my meat in that food chain, so the infuriating white screen while you wait for the Ministry to retrieve content shouldn’t happen anymore.

Cheers to you all, and to TTLB: get a faster server guys.

P.S. If you can recognize the quote that is the title of this entry, you earn my geeky respect. I know Quentin better be able to identify this one. :)

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