Mark Christie - Meliden, N Wales, UK
I started programming in FORTRAN in 1972 ( while still at school ) over an old IBM teletype to the nearest mainframe approx 30 miles away, I originally trained as an electronics engineer in the forces but took college and university courses in computing in the mid 80`s.
I taught computing in local colleges during the 90`s, I now build/fix custom, and high end computers for local people/businesses and also look after a few networks, I have been using linux since 1997`ish and exclusively for the last 12 -18 months.
I am more of a hardware bod than a software one but love delving into the heart of linux purely because you can.
Motto "If it is working fine then lets try and break it and then try and fix it, as you will never learn if you don`t".