Nerde Nolzda


What does “Nerde Nolzda” mean?

Roughly “Geek Palace” in lojban. Now, I know that I shouldn’t be using capitalization like that in lojban, but it looks more consistent when used with English.

What is this site about anyway?

In a nutshell, this is a blog mostly about computers, with a bit of other nerdy stuff. Me being somewhat of a generalist, the site covers a wide range of topics, so be sure to check out the tags page to see if there is anything you are interested in.

Who is this “WillyPillow” guy?

I am an aspiring software developer who is interested in computer technology, Rubik’s Cubes, anime, and other geeky stuff. I am currently located in Taiwan and able to speak Mandarin Chinese. Being a fan of hacker culture, I believe in free software, lean libertarian/crypto-anarchist, and strive to promote freedom of information and personal privacy.

Why the obscene handle?

Well, the handle was coined when I was pretty young. Not knowing the connotations, I intended for “Willy” to be short for “William,” and the name stuck until now. A bit unfortunate1, but aside from the handle being banned from some game servers, most people are pretty understanding, so I see no reason to change it.

  1. Obviously NSFW, but if you do a web search, there are actually websites selling physical “willy pillows”.