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Frank Hecker

Resident of Ellicott City and Howard County, Maryland, systems engineer, and occasional blogger.

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A new way to blog

As you’ll know if you read my last post, I decided to stop blogging for a while to save wear and tear on my shoulder. However as it happened I got a phone ca...

Weekly reading

Here are more recent links from hecker.tumblr.com. This week (actually, more like two weeks) was somewhat random, to say the least.

Test posts with quotes

This post is for the WordPress.com support staff, to try to demonstrate a problem with their new Minileven theme for mobile devices; everyone else can ignore...

Changing my (blog) name, plus Plus

For those following this blog, note that I’ve changed the canonical site name from blog.hecker.org to frankhecker.com. Any links and feed URLs referencing th...

Weekly reading

For some time now I’ve been posting links I find interesting at hecker.tumblr.com. This is mainly for personal reference, but I thought it might be useful to...

Weight loss update, month 5

It’s now been five months since I started the Newt Gingrich weight loss program,  and I’m overdue for another report. (I forgot and didn’t post the month 4 u...

A personal milestone in math blogging

A continuation of my history of Howard County Council redistricting series is coming soon (I promise! really!), but after an evening at the HoCo Blogtail par...

Weight loss update, month 3

I’m now at the three month mark in the Newt Gingrich weight loss program, and it’s time for another progress report. Just as Newt feels liberated by the resi...

Weight loss update, month 2

It’s now two months since I started the Newt Gingrich weight loss program, and time for another progress report. The stakes are higher now that Gingrich has ...

My tumblr

I’ve been meaning to post this for a while, so here it is: If for some odd reason you want to read more from me than my occasional blog posts, note that I do...

Weight loss update, month 1

Today is one month since I started the Newt Gingrich weight loss program, and it’s time for a progress report. As you’ll recall, my initial weight as announc...

Blog on ice

just a quick note for those of you wondering what’s happened to the blog: Due to being very busy with both home and work stuff, I haven’t had time to do any ...

What is money?

One of the blogs I subscribe to is Ribbonfarm by Venkatesh Rao. I came across it as a result of a standing search I have for items related to Clayton Christe...