Selden Ball's Home Page
Selden Ball's Roles:
- Professional WorryWart
- Retired computer
Jock at Wilson Lab
- Previously system Manager for various
VMS and Unix
(Most Tru64 and all VMS computers have themselves been retired.)
- Creator of EPICS/EDM control screens for Phase 1A developent of the
Tru64 UNIX Librarian for Cornell's
TEI CSLG/ESL members
- UnOfficial Cornell job summary:
(Wow. Don't it sound important! :-) )
Selden at work:
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Where Selden can be reached:
Cornell Laboratory for Accelerator-based ScienceS and Education (CLASSE)
142 Synchrotron Drive
NY, USA 14853-8001
Colossal Cave Adventure Page
(Includes a detailed history of the program.)
One of Selden's favorite poems:
by Robert Frost,
Support Free Speach
When they took the fourth amendment,
I was quiet because I didn't deal drugs.
When they took the sixth amendment,
I was quiet because I was innocent.
When they took the second amendment,
I was quiet because I didn't own a gun.
Now they've taken the first amendment,
and I can say nothing about it.
The full text of
Bill of Rights" can be read on the Web server of Cornell's
Legal Information Institute.
Pastor Martin Niemöller 's statement, although there are other
According to the Chinese Zodiac, I was born in a year of the Dog:
Loyal and honest, you work well with others. Generous yet stubborn and often
selfish. Look to the Horse or Tiger. Watch out for Dragons.
Monday, December 1, 2003: fixed url to The Pasture
Tuesday, January 24, 2012; fixed link to Frost's biography.
Tuesday, March 13, 2018; updated some obsolete information and links.
Thursday, March 5, 2020:
removed links to obsolete local pages. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for access.
This Web page is maintained by Selden Ball
at Wilson Lab.
Please send any comments or corrections to
Also, please see Selden's
LEPP has joined with CHESS to become CLASSE:
Cornell Laboratory for Accelerator-based ScienceS and Education
As a result, this Web page is
primarily available at