Fiction, fun, satire, and music.
One cannot gain from sin while hiding it forever in one’s heart.
Is a working-class prodigy defeated by his environment or by his own ideals?
A tiny group of well-meaning people strive to correct an injustice enforced by generations of hatred.
A short story about four women who create and keep alive a revolution in consumer computing.
A fantasy about a world gone wild over social networking, tracking, and sentiment analysis--or is it just a fantasy?
Sequel to Demoting Halder, and another romp through modern life with the distortions created by purported technological advances.
A slightly futuristic thriller containing messages about journalism, social activism, and democracy.
Imagine a world that has moved entirely to cloud computing.
A short story containing an important literary message about free speech as well as a review of case law in the area.
Mostly fun, but also an inspirational and cautionary review of changes in Internet use over its history.
And now for something completely different: an unusual explanation for some of the mysterious workings of the Domain Name System.
An invented conversation with a very odd creature about consumers and their needs in electronics.
My only academic computer science paper.
A reframing of telecommunications issues.
A metaphor for the history of ICANN and the politics around the Domain Name System.
An update of a classic for today’s telecom labor relations.
Another conversation about requirements for electronic devices.
A futuristic metaphor about freedom of information.
A send-up of attempts to implement Internet filtering in the schools.
An end-of-year round-up, but tongue-in-cheek.
A retelling of some configuration problems that is best read by those familiar with the Passover Haggadah.
Just to show I can write a parody of anything.
Quite meaningful if you recognize what is being satirized.
A brief fake news report.
Clear Waves (radio show)
Sonny Oram’s recital from 2006.
Sonny Oram’s chamber music performances from 2006 (Dvorak Piano Quintet in A major, op. 81) and 2007 (Brahms Piano Quartet in g minor, op. 25).
Sonny Oram’s 2009 Oberlin radio shows: September 20, September 27, and October 4. The recordings begin with material from the previous show.
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