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About This Month's Authors
Larry lives on a small farm
in northern Missouri, where he is currently engaged in building a
timber-frame house for his family. He operates a portable band-saw mill,
does general woodworking, plays the fiddle and searches for rare
prairie plants, as well as growing shiitake mushrooms. He is also
struggling with configuring a Usenet news server for his local ISP.
Eugene is an Instructor at the Southern Alberta Institute of
Technology in Calgary, Alberta, Canada where he teaches electronics,
digital, microprocessors, data communications, and operating
systems/networking in the Novell, Windows and UNIX worlds. When he is not
spending quality time with his wonderful wife and 18 month old daughter, he
can be found in front of his Linux box. His hobbies are hiking,
backpacking, bicycling and chess.
Jim is the proprietor of
Starshine Technical Services.
His professional experience includes work in the technical
support, quality assurance, and information services (MIS)
departments of software companies like
Peter Norton Group, and
McAfee Associates -- as well as
positions (field service rep) with smaller VAR's.
He's been using Linux since version 0.99p10 and is an active
participant on an ever-changing list of mailing lists and
newsgroups. He's just started collaborating on the 2nd Edition
for a book on Unix systems administration.
Jim is an avid science fiction fan -- and was
married at the World Science Fiction Convention in Anaheim.
Jeremy is an almost-graduate of California University of
Pennsylvania, where he studies computer science and operates the Math and
Computer Science Linux server. He welcomes questions and comments and
encourages western Pennsylvanians to join WPLUG--a Linux organization
Miguel de Icaza
Miguel is one of the GNU Midnight Commander authors as well as
a developer of GNOME. He also worked on the Linux/SPARC kernel port.
He can be reached via e-mail at email@example.com.
David is a gradual student working on his Ph.D. in Mathematics at
Harvard University. With no practical programming experience, he has
nevertheless managed to use Linux as his primary operating system for
two years already. When he's not thinking about math, he is busy
devising a master plan to rid Harvard of its institutional dependence
on unstable computers running crashy proprietary programs.
Ron has over 20 years experience in RF design, satellite systems, and UNIX/NT administration. He currently resides in Central Missouri where he will be spending the next 6 to 8 months recovering from knee surgery and looking for some telecommuting work. Ron is married and has two stepchildren.
Ray is a Software/Knowledge Engineer at NORTEL, working in RTP North
Carolina, or telecommuting from his home in New Hampshire. He has over 30
years of experience with Software design, development and maintenence,
having started out writing hardware diagnostics in the mid '60s. He has
only worked with PCs and Linux for a little over 2 years, and now enjoys
repaying the assistance he received, by assisting others. He can
sometimes be found on Undernet #LinuxHelp. Beyond his professional
interests he also enjoys various philosophical pursuits, and singing, and
can be seen on the Inner
Voices web page.
René is a shares trader at Value Casa de Bolsa, México, D. F.
When not working or learning about computer systems, he spends time with
his wife or playing the guitar.
Thanks to all our authors, not just the ones above, but also those who wrote
giving us their tips and tricks and making suggestions. Thanks also to our
new mirror sites.
I've had a fun and family-filled Thanksgiving, so have much to be thankful
for this year. Hope this is true for all of you reading this too.
Seattle is cold and rainy today and I am feeling a bit blue. Think that
means it is time to shut it down and go home for awhile.
Marjorie L. Richardson
Editor, Linux Gazette, firstname.lastname@example.org
Linux Gazette Issue 35, December 1998,
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