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I've been a computer hobbyist since before the IBM PC, and a professional programmer not too long after that. I've had experience with electronic repair, manufacturing, and testing of professional audio.

I tutored other students in Fortran before PCs existed, built my first computer from bare circuit boards and reject parts (S-100 CP/M system), and transitioned from stereo repair, to professional audio manufacturing at Dolby Labs, where I set up the automated functional testing for Dolby professional equipment. From there, I went into programming full-time as a C programmer for Mac presentation graphics systems, then to Windows C++ video programming. My last 10 years was as a C++ Windows software engineer for a corporate source code control system.

I'm now a Linux user, doing part time website development using all open source tools like Vim, PHP, Javascript/jQuery, etc for local businesses. I'm semi-retired, so I only do jobs that I want to do.

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comment Eating fruit before, during and after meals
I see. It's confusing, as there used to be a "Fitness and Nutrition", which was merged into this; and it seems hard to decide what nutrition is important for physical fitness and what is only important for simply general fitness and good health. I saw a lot of similar posts, but maybe they were old. Anyway, I'll bow out, as this area is way too specialized and obscure for me. Nice visiting...
asked Eating fruit before, during and after meals