This is, I suppose, as good a place as any for an introduction, and certainly better than most. My name is Dave Weinstein, and I am or have been, in no particular order, a game developer and designer, security developer, sometime songwriter, mediocre Rugby and SoSketch of Dave Copyright © 1999 Steve Reid, used with permissionccer player, and a fan of various genres of film, fiction, and music. I’ve been a freelance writer (albeit for very little money),  and run a breed rescue group.

I’m currently living in the foothills of the Cascade mountains with my wife Kathy, and a quartet of longhaired Dachshunds, leading a pair of security teams for Google.

The picture at the top of the blog is the building in Manhattan where my Grandfather first lived when he came to America, over 100 years ago.

Sketch copyright © 1999 Steve Reid, used with permission