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I am is interested in world history; in privacy rights and privacy protections, especially in relation to internet; in science and mathematics; in immigration issues; and in science fiction.

I am a supporter of the Electronic Frontier Foundation.

I have a secondary account, User:Kinoq, that I used briefly in November 2009 berfore I managed to recover my lost password for this account.

This user hates userboxes (but is willing to make an occasional exception).
This user believes that Pending Changes is a terrible idea imposing unneeded extra workload on regular editors, and intends to boycott the P.C. feature if it is implemented.


Wikiprojects I am followingEdit

Mainspace workEdit

Articles I createdEdit

  1. FBI Name Check
  2. Collaboration graph
  3. Committee of Concerned Scientists
  4. Alexei Khvostenko - mentioned in the Wikipedia:Did you know section of the Main page on July 14, 2008.
  5. Legend of Keret
  6. Ultralimit
  7. Bass-Serre theory
  8. Kurosh subgroup theorem
  9. Rostislav Grigorchuk
  10. Grigorchuk group
  11. Grushko theorem
  12. Rank of a group
  13. Ping-Pong lemma
  14. Experimental Mathematics (journal)
  15. Geometric and Functional Analysis (journal)
  16. van Kampen diagram
  17. Stallings theorem about ends of groups
  18. Hanna Neumann conjecture
  19. Zlil Sela
  20. James W. Cannon - mentioned in the Wikipedia:Did you know section of the Main page on September 28, 2008.
  21. Small cancellation theory
  22. Dehn function - mentioned in the Wikipedia:Did you know section of the Main page on November 7, 2008.
  23. Train track map
  24. Karen Vogtmann - mentioned in the Wikipedia:Did you know section of the Main page on December 4, 2008.
  25. Donald Burkholder
  26. Spencer Bloch
  27. Richard Kadison
  28. Percy Deift
  29. Sergiu Klainerman
  30. Journal of Differential Geometry
  31. Mladen Bestvina
  32.   Philadelphia transit strike of 1944 - mentioned in the Wikipedia:Did you know section of the Main page on August 5, 2010; promoted to GA status on September 26, 2010
  33. Philip Hayes (general) - mentioned in the Wikipedia:Did you know section of the Main page on August 25, 2010.
  34. Teddybear Airdrop Minsk 2012
  35. Adian-Rabin theorem
  36. Švarc–Milnor lemma
  37. South African Mathematical Society
  38. Outer space (mathematics)
  39. Asymptotic dimension
  40. Fully irreducible automorphism
  41. Convergence group
  42. Free factor complex
  43. Muller–Schupp theorem
  44. Co-Hopfian group
  45. Howson property
  46. Bulletin of Mathematical Sciences
  47. Acylindrically hyperbolic group
  48. Baumslag–Gersten group (converted from a redirect)
  49. Mark Sapir
  50. Whitehead's algorithm
  51. Mikhail Zalomin
  52. Ludovico Fossali
  53. Aleksandra Miroslaw
  54. Inside the Games

Articles I substantially revisedEdit

Articles to create in the future (if I ever have the time)Edit


  The Original Barnstar
For making significant contributions to the Afd process. Cheers! Eustress (talk) 16:28, 10 May 2008 (UTC)
  The Rescue from Deletion Barnstar
For saving Charles Walker (checkers player) from deletion, Brewcrewer, hereby awards Nsk92 with this barnstar. Great work!--brewcrewer (yada, yada) 23:52, 6 July 2008 (UTC)
  The Article Rescue Barnstar
For doing the utmost, even on a wikibreak, to save notable mathematicians like Brian Bowditch from deletion. VG 16:33, 15 October 2008 (UTC)
  The Tireless Contributor Barnstar
In appreciation of your successful efforts in improving the content and character of Wikipedia. Keep up the excellent work! Ecoleetage (talk) 16:56, 3 December 2008 (UTC)
  The E=mc² Barnstar
For your amazing work getting math biographies sourced during the recent mess - every time I look, there you are, crossing another name off the list. I'd have given you the tireless barnstar, but you already have one of those :) RayTalk 04:32, 24 January 2010 (UTC)
  The Guidance Barnstar
To Nsk92 in recognition of good oversight and advice in the process of bringing an article I created, L. Martin Griffin Jr. to the Main page through my very first Did you know... - your suggestions regarding the hook, etc. were timely, friendly and spot on. My best wishes to you today, and every day! Jusdafax 07:41, 5 August 2010 (UTC)


In March 2008 I made a proposal[1] to strengthen WMF's privacy policy by including a notification provision for the cases where identifying info of Wikipedia users is sought by third-party subpoenas. The proposal was later adopted by the WMF Board of Trustees, Wikipedia:Village pump (policy)/Archive 46#Update in privacy policy, and is now a part of the WMF privacy policy[2][3].