About dkl9

By dkl9, written 2023-170, revised 2024-077 (8 revisions)


dkl9's third character is the letter L, rather than the digit 1.

§ Who?

dkl9-the-person (i.e. "me") runs dkl9.net and makes most of its content (exceptions indicated; c.f. "Content by others" section). I study STEM and linguistics, and question modernity and excesses.

The name "dkl9" is contrived to map by the mnemonic major system to 1759, which is prime. Some readers will infer the other reason behind that name.

If you think you know my real name, check it:

§ What?

Some documents (about language, memorisation, probability theory, and much more), Memoire (a studying program), a list of Desmos graphs, RTensor (a formula calculator), and more. Ultimately: whatever I (or my coauthors) make and decide to share here.

§ When?

dkl9.net started on 2023-170, tho the ideas behind it had been coalescing for several years before. You can see when it was last updated by the dates at the top of pages. Hopefully, I'm still updating it, and that date is recent.

§ Where?

I and the servers are in the eastern United States.

§ Why?

I write recreational essays, originally (and sometimes also now) to give thorough answers to questions I'm often asked. Having a straightforward and dignified way to share them was the original motive for the website.

§ How?

Markdown converted to HTML with my static site generator and served over HTTPS.

§ Content by others

dkl9.net may host content by people other than dkl9 if it follows the (lax) style guide and is all of

Contact dkl9 if you want to do this.

§ Pronunciation

You can spell it out as /di.keɪ.εl.naɪn/, or merge dkl into the word "deckle" as /'dεk.əl.naɪn/, or treat the 9 as P and pronounce it like "deck leap" /dεk.lip/.

§ Contact

Send email to contact@dkl9.net.

If you're considering whether to do so, err on the side of sending it. I want to hear from you.