Brutus's Home Page

Welcome to my (Bruce "Brutus" Curtis) home page, my E-Mail address is

Working at Netflix in the Platform Compute BaseOS Group


Why ... in the early 90's working for Sun Microsystems needed a domain name for my personal use, first few ideas didn't work out (i.e. names already taken, bounced idea off other's and didn't bounce back, ...) and was in the middle of a SunOS 5.x kernel debug session on a Sun workstation and to enter the kernel debugger on the keyboard I was using required hitting the L1 and A keys at the same time to break into the debugger (documented as L1-A or STOP-A on newer SparcStations, and on PC keyboards as F1-A or Shift-Pause) so ... was born :-)


On the Ides of March (March 15) of 44 BC Julius Caesar lay dying in the Roman Senate from stab wounds ... "Et tu, Brute!" (You too, Brutus!) he exclaimed.

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

Uncle Vernon tells Harry, "we've told Marge you attend St. Brutus's Secure Center for Incurably Criminal Boys." ...

"Brutus, a volunteer from District 2, who must be at least forty and apparently can't wait to get back to the arena." ―Katniss watching Brutus' reaping [src]

Brutus - "a remote on-line password cracker, this is fairly accurate and I suppose it just about sums Brutus up." [src]

Brutus Band - "Beer dripping blues rock!" [src]

Big Brutus - "largest electric shovel in the world" [src]

Brutus MI - "an unincorporated community in Maple River Township MI" [src]

Brutus NY - "Town of Brutus" [src]

Brutus the HPC Cluster - ETH's Central HPC Cluster

BRUTUS Utility Vehicle - [click]