I've only had a very small amount of formal education in computer programming, but over the years I've been teaching myself more, using the wonderful knowledge pool provided by free and open source software. And some books.
I'm primarily interested in Lisp (mainly of the Emacs variety) and Python.
As of 2010, I'm a Debian Developer, maintaining the xword and planner-el packages.
Here are some of the projects I'm involved in:
Many smaller hacks and ideas will just be posted on the Journal.
No, we are not primarily fighting with you about movies. We are
primarily fighting to protect our way of making software. Our efforts
are designed to protect our right to modify and reinstall, improve,
and share software. Don't tell us that we're off on some quixotic, romantic
engagement with reshaping the movie business. We're hackers, we make
software. Our concern is protecting the integrity of the process that
makes software. And all the legal devices that we recommend, and all
the trouble that we are making, is to protect our homeland against
somebody else, who wants to come in and prevent us from doing science
and technology the way science and technology should be done according
to us, the scientists and technologists.
-- Eben Moglen, 2006 FSF Associate Member Meeting
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