|There's more than one way to do things
ChemBoyby ChemBoy (Priest)
|on Apr 04, 2001 at 01:45 UTC
On the Picture
No, tye, that's definitely not my mother.
I was born of poor but honest academics in sunny Seattle, Wa, something over 30 years ago, and spent much of the first 12 years of my life riding a school bus by the headquarters of Nintendo of America and The Borg every day. I remained (largely) unscarred by this experience only thanks to parents who didn't believe in Television, and Apple Computer's marvelous product line.
More recently, I somehow ended up as a computational Chemist for a small pharmaceuticals company in Connecticut, partly as a result of having decided on a whim that I should acquire some Perl skills the summer after I graduated from college. Apparently I picked up enough of them, since I stuck in that job for the better part of a decade.
In the aftermath of that job's demise (along with most other jobs at that particular company), I've moved to New York and become a starving student with Perl-hostile professors, which partially explains my reduced probability density on Perlmonks these days.