It wasn’t my first career choice, but IT has always been my passion. Growing up in Silicon Valley, I’ve had the good fortune to meet or work directly with such luminaries as Steve Jobs, Steve Wozniac, Marc Andreessen, and John Rhoton. I don’t know any other field, except perhaps medicine, that better combines high-tech with people.
I’ve worked directly with IT systems for over 40 years. It’s been wonderful to experience first-hand the universal principles and static truths that never change, as well as the fads and trends in a constant state of renewal.
I hope you enjoy the various anecdotes about IT that I’d like to tell: