For the sake of understanding my contributions, expertise, and motivations:
My name is Carter Pape. I graduated from NC State University with a degree in Mathematics. I have career interests in news media and considerable programming experience, particularly in web development.
For more about me, or to stay updated about what I am doing, visit my personal website.
I wish that Wikipedia were written in Markdown (and, specifically, kramdown). That would definitely force the issue on standardizing the language.