Born and raised in the heartland, it was only a matter of time before Sam realized his calling to rock hard.

After trying out the whole "startup" thing, he hitched his wagon to OpenID and joined a rockstar-only club called "Vidoop" that promised to change the world with love, peace and internet security.

A fateful meeting of Simon Willison would forever alter his world view of what it web development truly meant. He soon became an openstandards advocate, framework evangelist and a douchebag who refers to himself in third person.

At night, he plays guitar with his bandmates and posts mediocre mp3s up at

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