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Dave Cochran
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Recovering postgraduate, proud father of tanzipan, tutor at Edinburgh University's School of Informatics, aspiring science fiction writer & podcaster (robotsquid.net/squidpod ) & co-founder of Robot Squid Publications.
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fav.me/d8f8uxj What is Morta up to in this awesome birthday art meow-png made for me? 

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2 deviants said Evacuating her school's underground high-energy physics labs, but it is TOTALLY NOT HER FAULT? …room temperature superconductors my arse
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1 deviant said Fleeing the scene, having been warned of the approach of a teacher who would only see vandalism where Morta sees art?
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1 deviant said Running from the biggest bully in her school, having kicked his arse with a runup while he tied his shoelace?
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No deviants said Happy birthday, dad! by meow-png Doing a little funky dance?
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No deviants said Retreating to a safe distance from her latest homebrew thermite experiment?
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No deviants said Making a dash for the escape pods, as the spaceship she was stowing away on has suffered a critical antimatter leak?
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No deviants said Doing a gloating/showing-off dance on top of the bike shed, and entirely failing to spot the loose tile the janitor was supposed to fix last term?
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No deviants said Trying to get out of line-of-sight before that big anti-personel drone finishes powering up?
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No deviants said Hoping she can get to the river before the skrgxwyz swarm, whose nest she kicked on a dare, catches up with her? (bees ain't got shit on skrgxwyz)
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fav.me/d8f8uxj What is Morta up to in this awesome birthday art meow-png made for me?
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2 deviants said Evacuating her school's underground high-energy physics labs, but it is TOTALLY NOT HER FAULT? …room temperature superconductors my arse
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1 deviant said Fleeing the scene, having been warned of the approach of a teacher who would only see vandalism where Morta sees art?
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1 deviant said Running from the biggest bully in her school, having kicked his arse with a runup while he tied his shoelace?
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No deviants said Happy birthday, dad! by meow-png Doing a little funky dance?
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No deviants said Retreating to a safe distance from her latest homebrew thermite experiment?
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No deviants said Making a dash for the escape pods, as the spaceship she was stowing away on has suffered a critical antimatter leak?
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No deviants said Doing a gloating/showing-off dance on top of the bike shed, and entirely failing to spot the loose tile the janitor was supposed to fix last term?
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No deviants said Trying to get out of line-of-sight before that big anti-personel drone finishes powering up?
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No deviants said Hoping she can get to the river before the skrgxwyz swarm, whose nest she kicked on a dare, catches up with her? (bees ain't got shit on skrgxwyz)
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No deviants said Other, leave a comment?
Happy birthday, dad! by tanzipan



Thank you tanzipan - it's super awesome! 
  • Mood: Cheerful
  • Listening to: Alice Donut
  • Reading: Mareschal et al - Neuroconstructivism vol 1
  • Watching: Doctor Who
  • Playing: truant
  • Eating: steak
  • Drinking: Talisker Single Malt
one minute to five, in the pre-dawn light
the city looks like a circuit board
from up here approaching from the west
trying to sleep trying not to sleep
looking for something to distract
me, glass pressed to my face.
i try to rest try to write
try to record
above houses rowed and stacked
like memory while I keep
a pointer to one byte
one allocation of address-space
where my daughter’s still asleep.
Approach Vector
A poem about coming home from a Computational Linguistics conference. Contains feels.

Note - this was written when my kid tanzipan still identified as a girl; boy, girl, or none of the above - you'll always be my super-awesome kid, TZ! :D
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:iconcharliegrins:
CharlieGrins Featured By Owner Feb 1, 2015  Student General Artist
thanks for the add, sir! here's a doodle of my appreciation.
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TalkyMeat Featured By Owner Feb 1, 2015
GASP! <dies> THANK YOU!

Are those sticky plasters on her arm and forehead? :) …because if so, you clearly understand her well :D
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CharlieGrins Featured By Owner Feb 1, 2015  Student General Artist
yep :p and you're welcome. ^w^
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TalkyMeat Featured By Owner Feb 1, 2015
Yay!
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BleachedShark Featured By Owner Jan 24, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
:star: Happy Birthday!! :star:
Have fun on your special day!
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TalkyMeat Featured By Owner Jan 24, 2015
Yay! Thank you! I plan on writing, arting, and watching Doctor Who with my kid :D
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CaptainMetal Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks for the watch La la la la 
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BenJogan Featured By Owner Jan 15, 2015  Hobbyist
thanks a lot for the watch!
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minicosmicgirl Featured By Owner Oct 10, 2014   Digital Artist
Thank You for the watch! I am a dummy!  And FAV!
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BleachedShark Featured By Owner Oct 3, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Here you go!:
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Have a pleasant day! :dummy:
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