Biography eh? To know me, how I relate to things, but not a resume… At the age of 7, I thought I had invented the relay. By 10, there was the doorknob shocker. Unfortunately, it also interfered severely with TV signal. At least that is what the neighbor said. By 15, I built “the tank” which was programmable with a DTMF 16 channel encoder, decoder audio tape and relays. My first PC was PCJr. At 17 of course I did a short block as everyone should do. My first geek job was a clone builder. By the 90’s I was a S/36 operator. LANs didn’t connect to anything at the time, but I bore witness to the network wars and was there for the start of the Internet. Now there is only Cisco and a few others. I did the sysadmin thing, the project manager thing, the monitoring thing, the network manager thing. I developed internal web sites, scripting and really enjoyed some database stuff. My three favorite “thing” things are, in order, my bike, my raspberry pi(s) and a fiskars 10 pound sledge. I am married & parent of 3, which are not among the things. They are the reason for things. I didn’t really learn to read until about 15 years ago. Prior to that, I felt that reading was just a means to absorb technology. Riding the train gave me time to read some real books. I like taking things apart and making something better, and care little for the kind of technology. The fact that technology keeps changing is awesome. I started in electronics (Transistors, TTL, CMOS, etc..) and have been running from the old stuff to the new stuff ever since. But in a way, its all the same thing. I am currently into Python. My view is all technology should be virtual or contained within something generic. My theory on artificial intelligence is that artificial stupidity is bound to come first. I see the world is getting smaller and bigger all at once, very quickly because of technology. I am glad to be in a technology career at this time. The practice of technology security makes me feel like Bat Man. On the one hand, it can be scary stuff because it is so pervasive. The scariest part is most people have no idea what is at risk. Then on the other hand, I can be Bat Man!