- Oct 23, 2013
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SatelliteGuys Pro, Male, from Central IL.
- Home Page:
- Central IL.
I have been around computers, since you could say pretty much the days of Home Brew Computing was a household name, and Computer Hacking, meant that you were building or understanding how they worked, which was over 36 years ago.
- Real Name:
- Greg Zoll
Built my first computer in 1979 with my father at age 12. Before that, we owned an Exidy Sorcerer in 1978. I grew up around electronics all of my life, due to my father worked for the telephone company, and was in the Air Force as a Radioman.
From 1979 to 1985, I wrote programs in Assembly, Basic, ran one of the few Bulletin Boards in my town. 1983, I wrote one of the first programs in CP/M, that allowed users to dial into a computer, and work with the user at the remote site together.
From there in 1985, left for the U.S. Navy, becoming an Interior Communications Electrician for a brief period.
I got into computer network design and writing batch files, for the early 10Base-T networks in the early 90's, while still running a FidoNet BBS during that time until 1996, which at that time was when the Internet took off, and BBS systems were dying off.
2001 I went to work for Cellular 1 Illinois until 2003, while still running a side business that I still own; that deals with Network design & troubleshooting, computer system consulting, teaching end users about new technologies.
I will live and breathe computing technology for my remaining life, and always looking for ways to incorporate technology into home use, since our day-to-day lives involve technology more than ever.
Computers, Movies, Home DIY