Nathan Alter lives in Albuquerque with his wife and kids. He currently develops in C#/.NET, but is learning all the time and has enjoyed computers since programming in Basic on an Atari 400 as a teenager. He started blogging in 1999.
social security number for deceased?
Apparently, if someone passes away and the death is reported to the Social Security Administration, that number is published by some commercial services. (See question Q9 on this page.) I saw this page as an example.