Ron Sparks Solution Architect, Author, Poet


Suffer not a witch…


I grew up in a staunchly religious family; a Southern Baptist family to be exact.  When I was about ten-years-old I was told that Satan was working through rock and roll bands and that rock and roll was filled with subliminal messaging.   Subliminal messaging would turn our nation’s youth into devil-worshiping hooligans and imperil the very souls of those who listened to it. Among the worst...

Current Controversies: Patriotism


The Binary Biker has been published (again)! A blog post I wrote in 2010 on Patriotism was picked up and included in a textbook titled Current Controversies: Patriotism.  Published by Greenhaven Press, the text is part of a collection of books that touch on hot and emerging topics in today’s world.  From the publisher’s website: Each anthology is composed of a wide spectrum of primary...

Zero Tolerance for Zero Tolerance


Senior pranksters at my son’s high school sprayed the school with silly string and Saran wrap the day before yesterday.  Because of the school’s Zero Tolerance policy, the police are involved and, if caught, the offenders will face criminal charges of trespass and vandalism – marks on their criminals records that will follow them the rest of their lives. Zero Tolerance in our...

Ron Sparks Solution Architect, Author, Poet

Ron Sparks

Ron Sparks is a technology professional, science fiction and fantasy author and poet living in Zurich, Switzerland. His latest book "ONI: Satellite Earth Series Book 1" is available on


A man of many passions, I lay claim to a myriad of interests and hobbies. Among them, I am an amateur astronomer, an avid motorcycle rider, a whiskey aficionado, a (poor) surfer, a scuba diver, a martial artist, a student of philosophy, a proponent of critical thinking, a technologist, an entrepreneur, a cancer survivor, and I harbor a lifelong love of science fiction and fantasy. Feel free to strike up a conversation on the social networks below.

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