Matthew Thomas
A doubting Thomas in a civilized world
Explaining What-WG to a farm manager – 2005-01-02

This morning’s shift: 12:00am to 8:45 a.m. This evening’s shift: 6:00 p.m. to 3:30 a.m. So Matt, what do you do when you’re not pushing trays on a boysenberry harvester? Sleep. Well, besides that. I, uh, write stuff on the Internet. Oh, so you’re a porn king? Ha, no, it’s much more boring than that. So what is it that you write? Well, um … All the Web sites on the Internet, they’re written in a language called HTML … Uh-huh … And, well, there’s a kind of a committee that’s working out changes to that language. So that it’s easier for people to make sites like Amazon and eBay and things like that. And I, uh, contribute to that. Oh, really? So is this a contract thing, or what? No, most … (259 words)