About ByronLord

Oxford Educated, world traveler: I have lived in four different countries and worked in more. For the past ten years I have been living in Boston. I work as an expert witness in a very narrow field. Jobs are very few and far between. But the hourly rate is very high. So I make about the same working one week a month as I used to work full time. Chat room etiquette: I have been on the Web almost two decades and on the Internet longer. In the old days it was considered impolite to proposition someone in the first ten minutes. So if I don't immediately proposition you, ask to go private or suggest we get matching tattoos, please do not take that as a lack of interest ladies. I don't get offended and I know some women do not, but most seem to find it tiresome. I spend a lot of time online, but I also spend a lot of time in my workshop on arts projects. I have more tools than Norm Abrams. No seriously. I have tools that he does not, trust me. I started working in wood, but these days I am more into metal and plastic. I also do work with electronics and robotics. So if I am logged in but not responsive, I may have gone down to one of my workshops to tinker with something. Don't be offended if I don't respond.

Byron Lord
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Massachusetts, Massachusetts, United States
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Snow Crash, Neuromancer,
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Neil Stephenson, Issac Azimov, Tolkein, Ian Flemming
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Topic: because carrying the 1 is just way too much to ask of kids
Posted: 29 Feb 2016 20:18

Most of us do addition and subtraction using paper and pencil.

This particular technique is designed for mental arithmetic. And if you do a lot of mental arithmetic, it is actually a very useful and powerful technique.

The reason for doing it this way rather than carrying the 1 is that if you are doing mental arithmetic, there is a limited number of items people can remember and this allows for more efficient memory management.

I don't particularly value number skills at this level. I do everything with paper and pencil at minimum and if there is more than ten numbers to add up, I open up a spreadsheet. Because it is so much easier to check.

If the aim is to teach number skills that later transfer into algebra, then it is a legitimate approach. But expecting 3rd graders to understand that learning different computation algorithms is useful seems a little silly.

Topic: Harvard Law Professor Alan Dershowitz on: Is The Fog of Fascism Is Descending Quickly Over Many Amer
Posted: 07 Dec 2015 22:13

Dershowitz supports the use of torture and has on many occasions campaigned to prevent critics of Israeli government policy from getting tenure at US universities.

There is a fog of fascism and it is called Alan Dershowitz.

Topic: Who should be the next US president?
Posted: 22 Oct 2015 20:04

Just watched today's 11 hour Democratic debate. WTF did the Republicans only invite Hilary? Bernie must be really pissed they didn't give him a chance to show up.

Topic: Liberals Win Majority Government in Canada
Posted: 20 Oct 2015 11:32

Finally! https://upload.lushstories.com/523591909-NewPM.jpg

So Jon Snow isn't coming back to GoT, he cut the hair.

Topic: Washington Redskins: Time to change the name?
Posted: 19 Oct 2015 08:49

Native Americans face serious problems in their communities, the least of their issues is the name of a football team.

And the reason racists want to keep the name 'Redskins' is precisely to remind native Americans of the social order in this country and their place in it. The fact that they can keep the name and nobody can do a thing about it is just like George Wallace shouting segregation today, segregation tomorrow, segregation forever.

If fights over symbols don't mean anything, allow me to take a big smelly crap on your flag and see whether you care or not.

Topic: Who should be the next US president?
Posted: 07 Oct 2015 21:02

Carson.. with Carli as VP. Trump as secretary of state...

And Palin as secretary of Defense?

Putin suggested the exact same thing.

Topic: Who should be the next US president?
Posted: 05 Oct 2015 07:34

Would his being a "believer" disqualify him from performing surgery on you? No gotcha intended, just curious.

The problem is his rejection of scientific method and conclusions.

Oh and incidentally, surgery is one of those areas where competence isn't necessarily a requirement for career advancement. Doctors bury their mistakes so a warm bedside manner is actually more important to career advancement than skill.

When I see him suggesting that immigrants be required to work the fields for no pay, I have to ask if they will at least count as 3/5th of a person. The man is a serious kook.

Topic: Is Sex Addiction Real?
Posted: 05 Oct 2015 07:27

Care to elaborate? I mean... really... I was interested in seeing what people thought. So you don't think sex addiction is real... explain you reason.

There are various forms of addiction but what distinguishes them is the mechanism, not the focus. People who are addicted gamblers often kick that habit and then start another addiction. Gambling addiction has a different mechanism to alcohol addiction so there isn't a lot of crossover. But there is a huge crossover from alcohol to other substance abuse.

What makes it an addiction is the inability to exercise judgement or control. So the folk who claim they have a program that is specific to sex addiction or Internet or pretty much anything that isn't a substance dependency are mostly charlatans.

Topic: Is Sex Addiction Real?
Posted: 04 Oct 2015 16:54


Next question.

Topic: Who should be the next US president?
Posted: 18 Jul 2015 19:17

Hilary...but why the fuck doesn't she she just come out?

She announced she was running over a month ago. But right now her campaign is fine letting the Republicans form a circular firing squad and they don't really want to say very much about Bernie who is a nice enough chap but not really suited to the job.

The election is over a year away.

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Rules of the Sex Game

The rules of the game are simple. The contestants are divided into two teams. Both teams perform on stage at the same time. Whichever team gets the most audience appreciation wins and gets to play the next round. Appreciation means 'money' which the audience throw onto whichever stage they find most entertaining. All the money from the audience goes into the pot. Half the pot is paid out...

Added 08 Jul 2015 | Category Exhibitionism | Votes 16 | Avg Score 4.94 | Views 6,983 | 14 Comments

My Public Times Square Ass-Fuck

"Bastard!" I turned to see the plastic cup exploding on impact, spilling a vivid red stain on the wall's white. A clean shaven man in a Tuxedo gawped at the remains of the missile that had been intended for him. Finding the assailant did not take very long. She was out on the balcony muttering obscenities under her breath. The snow had driven the rest of the party back indoors but...

Added 19 Dec 2013 | Category Quickie Sex | Votes 14 | Avg Score 4.71 | Views 15,311 | 10 Comments

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Added 09 Sep 2013 | Category Group Sex | Votes 19 | Avg Score 4.68 | Views 6,426 | 10 Comments

Taking Celine Properly

I thumbed through the sheaf of contact prints to see if Eve had been playing attention in class. All the institute staff knew Eve, she was a well-known professional model with a resume and portfolio to match. The cover model for the latest Victoria's Secret catalog and more besides. Many models talk about moving from the front of the lens to the rear as their looks fade, few succeed. Giving...

Added 13 Jun 2013 | Category Group Sex | Votes 9 | Avg Score 4.56 | Views 5,670 | 5 Comments

Lisa is Touched by His Noodly Appendage

"I am as embarrassed about this as you." Lisa looked up at the tangled mess hovering at eye level. Two eyes on stalks protruded from the gyrating white tentacles. "I don't believe this." Lisa said in astonishment. "Believe me, I know.", the hovering mass replied, "Not to put too fine a point on it, I am called into existence by your collective disbelief." "I thought it was meant to...

Added 20 Mar 2013 | Category Exhibitionism | Votes 14 | Avg Score 4.57 | Views 5,096 | 11 Comments

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Added 02 Jul 2012 | Category Fantasy & Sci-Fi | Votes 11 | Avg Score 4.36 | Views 7,598 | 5 Comments

Valentines Airport Delay

I took another look at the instant message from Mark. "Bastard!" I muttered to myself under my breath. The queue for the wine bar shuffled forward as a middle aged couple were shown to a table. At this rate it would be half an hour before I could get a drink. Not that I particularly wanted to start drinking at two o'clock in the afternoon. But the choices in Terminal C were...

Added 21 Feb 2013 | Category Anal | Votes 21 | Avg Score 4.74 | Views 13,521 | 9 Comments

Recommended Read Faith and obedience Part 1

Manchester 10th January 1840 The carriage came to a stop outside a red brick house with an octagonal tower rising above the entrance. Two gas lamps flickered either side of the door. At least he is rich enough to buy himself a new coat , Faith thought to herself. But she already knew that. The coat he had ruined wrapping it round her to keep her warm must have cost five guineas...

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The Party at the End of the World

Director's log: Day 223 Alcohol might have been the answer, if only there was some of it left. The beer ran out first, not that there was much of that to start with. A week later the liquor was all gone. That was over a month ago. The only way to make more would be to ferment some of the small stock of remaining grain. And that is reserved for a seed stock if we survive long enough...

Added 11 Dec 2012 | Category Fantasy & Sci-Fi | Votes 18 | Avg Score 4.5 | Views 8,288 | 6 Comments

The Zombie Hunter's Price

"Watch out!" It was close to noon and the sun had been up seven hours at least. The field should have been safe enough: no visible shade for miles. Hearing Jex's shout, the woman stopped digging, turned to see the lumbering beast approaching and ran. At the sound of the call, the abomination turned and began shuffling in Jex's direction. He had his shotgun pointed at it just in case...

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