1. What is your name?
Stephen. Or wordnerd. Whichever you prefer, omnipresent, ghostly interviewer.
2. Tell us something about you, your background, and what you've been up to lately?
It's a very American thing to do, but when approached by questions like this, my impulse is to respond with my vocation (software engineer) rather than with an avocation (writer, creative mind, politics junkie, artiste). I've written a few books, all unpublished,…