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About This Month's Authors
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
watching Barney videos, 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.
Josh has this to say about himself, "My name is Josh Gentry. My successes in life stem from having great
family and friends. My failures, as far as I can tell, are unexplainable
abberations. Most importantly, I am wickedly handsome.
Michael J. Hammel
A Computer Science graduate of Texas Tech University, Michael J. Hammel,
firstname.lastname@example.org, is an software developer specializing in X/Motif
living in Dallas, Texas (but calls Boulder, CO home for some reason).
His background includes everything from data
communications to GUI development to Interactive Cable systems, all based in
Unix. He has worked for companies such as Nortel, Dell Computer, and
Michael writes the monthly Graphics Muse column in the Linux Gazette,
maintains the Graphics Muse Web site and theLinux Graphics mini-Howto, helps
administer the Internet Ray Tracing Competition (http://irtc.org) and
recently completed work on his new book "The Artist's Guide to the Gimp",
published by SSC, Inc. His outside interests include running, basketball,
Thai food, gardening, and dogs.
Ron has over 20 years experience
in RF design, satellite systems, and UNIX/NT administration. He currently
resides in Central Missouri where he is pursuing his writing, helping folks
solve problems and find solutions, teaching, and generally having a dandy
time while looking for some telecommuting work. Ron is married and has
two stepchildren. Ron has begun to worry about referring to himself in
the third person.
Eric is a closet LISP bigot but still loves Unix anyway. He spends
most of his time writing free software (for a living and as a hobby) and
wishes he had more time to spend learning Go.
James and Shala Rogers live on the Olympic Peninsula in the middle of
nowhere. James is a systems programmer for the University of Washington
Medical Centers, Harborview Medical Centers and the University of
Washington Physicians Network. He is a Health Level 7 Interface
programmer who is currently writing a GNU licensed HL7 interface. These
interfaces allow approximately 40 medical computer systems to
communicate with each other across the entire Seattle Metropolitan area.
Vince is a computer consultant in the Atlanta, Georgia area,
working mostly in technical support for Microsoft operating systems. He has
made it his mission in life to master Linux before the year 2000. When
he's not working with computers, he's looking for a new girlfriend.
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 spent so much time at work lately, my dear husband says he doesn't
recognize me anymore! I'm hoping once this issue is up, the May issue of
Linux Journal is gone to layout, and Linux World is in the past, I
might have some time again to spend with Riley and other family members. My
daughter Shannon is coming to visit on March 11 and I am looking forward to
I will be at Linux World on March 2 and 3. Hope to meet you there!
Marjorie L. Richardson
Editor, Linux Gazette, email@example.com
Linux Gazette Issue 38, March 1999,
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