[First published February 11, 2008 on blogspot.com.]

[We may as well get this out of the way, an explanation of my pet project Cells, the kind of thing I’ll be sitting in a rocking chair twenty years from now mumbling how the CIA stole it from me but they don’t have the latest version I have that in a floppy disk here in my shirt pocket.]

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