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Gender MALE
Industry Technology
Occupation Embedded Systems Engineer
Location Forrest Hill, Auckland, New Zealand
Introduction Married. Separated :'( Father of three. Radio Ham. COmputer nErd. "25 with n years of experience" (n increases by 1 every year) ;-) Porting Linux to new embedded ARM (and soon MIPS) platforms (I've been doing this for about seven of the last ten years). Beginning iOS programmer (iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch). Podcast consumer Lifelong Student and maybe-wannabee teacher
Interests Family, Linux, Motorcycling, Motorcycles, Flying, Flight, Physics, Radio, Computing, Freedom, Technology, Applied Christianity, Travel, Clean and Free Energy, Android, LISP, Scheme, Clojure, Functional Programming, SICP, SICM
Favorite Movies Inception, Avatar, The Corporation, Tron, A Beautiful Mind, As Good As It Gets, Groundhog Day, The Castle, Forrest Gump, Castaway, The Terminal, Fight Club, Pushing Tin, Top Gun, Anger Management, 50 First Dates, The Bucket List, It's a Wonderful Life, Casablanca, You've Got Mail, When Harry Met Sally, Sleepless in Seattle, Tora Tora Tora
Favorite Music Pink Floyd, David Gilmour, The Foo Fighters, J.S.Bach, The Carpenters, Mendelssohn, Grieg, Rachmaninoff, Indie, The Eagles, Crowded House, Split Enz, Sixpence None The Richer, Goldenhorse, Pacifik Tone, Duke Ellington, Cindy Lauper, Bon Jovi, The Beatles, Abba, Led Zeppelin, Coldplay, Green Day, Uriah Heep, Deep Purple, Dylan, Emma Penty, Norah Jones, Teitur, Diana Krall, Taylor Swift, Regina Spektor, Evanescence, Doris Day, Beethoven, Vivaldi
Favorite Books Kernighan and Ritchie (2e) :), Atlas Shrugged, The Holy Bible, Godel-Escher-Bach, Getting Things Done, The Art of Electronics, Understanding the Linux Kernel, Linux Device Drivers, Chaos (James Gleick), Design Patterns Head First, Free Culture, Practical Common Lisp, Hackers and Painters, SICP, Structure and Interpretation of Computer Programs, Programming Clojure

You've successfully slain the dragon! How will you toast your marshmallows?

Invite Red and the woodcutter... woody can cut the firewood. Tom Hanks can light the fire (see Castaway). How will I contribute? Gimme a break, I just slew a dragon -- sheesh!! :)