Please note. I haven't really updated my homepage since 1995, other than to
add this message. Lots of
things have changed in 5+ years. Please don't assume that much of
anything here is the same, other than my love of Tori's music and my
disinterest in getting random questions from strangers in email.
Hi. My full name, which no one other than
and my immediate family remembers, is Eric Jerome Paul Mumpower.
Do you really want to know more about me?.
I'm a Tori Amos fan. If you don't know who she is, you probably want to skip
to the next section of my homepage. =)
Advice from a mother to her college age, Boston-bound daughter:
"Never go out with an MIT student; they are horrible dates. More than
any other college men, they are only after one thing:
Some (vaguely) useful things...
Some more vaguely useful things that most people won't care about
Things to read
- Atribute to
- The Newsletter of the
Multidisciplinary Association For Psychedelic Studies
for Ashes has a lush collection of photography. Their poetry is a bit
trite and ... obvious, though.
- As We May Think, an article written by Vannevar Bush, whose
name is well-known here at MIT. This
article is quite interesting, and says quite a bit about science, technology,
information, and information distribution systems that is of relevance today,
despite its having been written in 1945.
- Why csh sucks
- An electronic novel
by Stephen King
- A cybermystic novella,
vh485, by Nic Kelman. I really enjoyed
- SIPB Clue Dumps
- A non-html-ized SIPB Clue Dump
- Have you ever played with the colormap editor in XV? Have you wondered
about that strange button called
Here's an explanation in plain english. =)
A Guide to Cyberspace
- Some lame text files I have...
Other Home Pages
The drawing at the top of the page was drawn by Bob
Metcalfe, an alumnus of my fraternity.
- Gothic homepage,
Goth music, and
another Goth homepage
(with lots of images).
- H.P. Lovecraft
(caves and exploring them)
- BU's SCV group.
It's pretty neat... it has a list of
games on the web (like
- MICE. (No,
this isn't the smalll furry kind.) It's something of a Multimedia sourcething.
- Silicon Graphics
- GAMIT (Gays, Lesbians, Bisexuals, Transgenders and Friends at MIT)
- BiancaTroll --
it's rather different.
- The X Consortium
- Library 2000
- ELVIS, a server in Russia.
- This guy's homepage.
(He's just this guy, y'know? ;-)
Sisters of Mercy
(and, of course, Tori).
- Dune... a fascinating series of
science fiction novels by Frank Herbert. I wrote a term paper on Dune in
high school. :-)
- Star Wars,
the Star Wars
Blake's 7 in the US
(and the UK),
Red Dwarf in the US
(and the UK),
Star Trek in Austria
(and the UK),
and Max Headroom
- Vangelis, the writer of the sound-track to Blade Runner, has identical
home-pages in the US and
- Classic Home Video Games,
and the Commodore 64
Some interesting things...
Some things that it's entirely possible only I will want to see.
I am one of the maintainers of
a web server. I also very recently
became a webmaster on another web server.
my own computer
with a web server, too.
I have a resumé, in .dvi (DeVice
Independent file), PostScript, and
Please feel free to let me know what you think.
-Eric Mumpower (firstname.lastname@example.org)