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Dr. Brian Ballsun-Stanton is a Philosopher, Information Technologist, and Game Theorist exploring the Philosophy of Data. He has a Ph.D in Philosophy from The University of New South Wales in addition to a MS & BS in Information Technology from the Rochester Institute of Technology.

He has developed a new methodology (The Social Data Flow Network) to explore how individuals in the field understand the nature of data. Currently, his research is exploring the social construction of technology, focusing on the user-driven change of technological tools, in addition to his research of data warehouse ETL strategies for disparate data sets.

Beyond philosophy, Dr. Ballsun-Stanton has experience in haptic research, specifically the use of gesture control of human computer interfaces and an abiding interest in robotics as seen in his flying robotic cable-array manta-ray.

His interests include the academic study of Role-Playing games, the exploration of how science fiction literature transforms reality, and the social consequences of a technological world outpacing society's cultural assimilation of its consequences.

He is a long time gamer, having helped to design the indie game Pax Draconis. He has been running an Ars Magica game for the last 6 years and has extensive experience with indie games and both 3.5 and 4e D&D.

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asked Converting DNG inline in a ConTeXt document?
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asked How can I use bibtex with google docs to produce RTF files for journal submission?
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asked How do I get ConTeXt to produce pdf files in one directory, the aux files in a second, and take the .tex files from a third?
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answered How do I add a static number to \recurselevel?
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asked How do I add a static number to \recurselevel?
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answered How do I make text not overlap layers or otherwise define a first page with sidebar and image-based footer?
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asked How do I make text not overlap layers or otherwise define a first page with sidebar and image-based footer?
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asked Where is TeXfont in TeX Live 2012?
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asked How can I randomize a text itemization in ConTeXt?
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asked How can I effectively diff 2 versions of a book produced by ConTeXt?
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asked How can I tell ConTeXt to automatically rotate images to fit their dimensions most accurately?
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answered How do I install context modules in the ubuntu distribution of ConTeXt
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asked How do I install context modules in the ubuntu distribution of ConTeXt
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asked Improving the legibility of a pdfTeX produced PDF on Google Docs
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answered Floating a sidebar into the margin with ConTeXt
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asked Floating a sidebar into the margin with ConTeXt
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asked Automatically assigning abbreviations to an index in ConTeXt