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I am an 80 year old retired designer and developer of computers and computer systems. I started in the field when when internal memories were on drums, moved to magnetic cores and eventually to chips. I'm a co-holder of patents on a version of cache memories and was responsible for the development of a hand held computer with a touch screen more than 30 years ago. I was also on the committee that developed the ASCII code. Since retiring I've had an historical novel puplished about art stolen from the Jews during the WWII, and am now busilly engaged in tutoring 6th grade math students and being president of a community concert organization. I'm active in the local chapter of the World Affairs Council and occasionally give talks there on world events. I've been actively involved in politics all my life and at one time was president of the local Democratic Club. I've been married for 56 years and have 3 children, all boys, and 3 grandchildren, a boy and 2 girls. I'm pationate about furthering peace and justice in the world.
(1 comments) SHARE Monday, August 6, 2012 Try this jobs program
With so much work to be done and so many unemployed people available to do the work, the U.S. should easily be able to find a way to create up to 10 million jobs. For example, money held overseas by American companies could fund the type of program needed to create those jobs. By implementing a program such as this, companies could increase profits, save on taxes and prepare the U.S. for a better future.
(1 comments) SHARE Wednesday, October 1, 2008 our Financial Crisis
It is a complex and interwoven mesh that forms the structure of the vessel that holds the liquidity of the world's financial markets and is really responsible for the mass failure of the credit market that we are now experiencing.
(6 comments) SHARE Wednesday, September 3, 2008 Experience -- Obama vs. Palin
Sarah Palin has far less administrative experience than does Barack Obama despite the fact that she has been a mayor and governor and he has just run a successful campaign.
(8 comments) SHARE Monday, February 11, 2008 John McCain Another Ronald Reagan? Let's Remember the Reagan years!
Now that John McCain is virtually assured of the nomination, and needs to consolidate his conservative base, you can be sure that his attempts to appear like Ronald Reagan will only intensify. While the Republican Party has virtually deified the former President, they have forgotten what his presidency was really like.
(9 comments) SHARE Friday, February 8, 2008 John McCain's qualifications to be President?
Now that we know that John McCain is almost certainly going to be the Republican candidate, I thought it might be a good idea to examine his claims that he would be the best "Commander in Chief", on the basis of his time in service as well as his time in the Senate.