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Shaped by Technology

Technology has shaped my entire adult life. It is hard to contemplate what my life would be like apart from it. My entire working career was spent in roles related to computer engineering and most of my hobbies are hosted on computers of one sort or another.

I love gadgets and appreciate superior design in any product, but especially in computer hardware and software. For me technology represents one of the highest forms of creative problem solving.

I love creating software because it is the one domain in which I can create a world where I am in total control of every detail. If I don't like what is happening I can change it to be exactly what I wish for.

Technology also represents my interface to the world. With a computer I can interact with people across the globe and have meaningful collaborations with others that I may seldom meet face-to-face.

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