Dan Connolly's tinkering lab notebook
wordle of my bookmarks circa 2009

What is Mad Mode?

My day job is writing software to support research at the KU Med Center informatics division, though I'm best known for my work on HTML and Web Architecture at W3C.

I'm a family man, which gives a certain perspective on the KC area, America, and the world we live in.

Between all that, I like to tinker. The bane of my existence is doing things I know the computer could do for me. Have you ever had one of those ideas that won't let go, not even to eat or sleep? My mom said the first time she saw me like that was after they gave me tinker-toys for my 3rd or 4th Christmas. She said I was in "mad scientist mode," just like my father, a chemistry professor.

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