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I have no hands-on hardware experience. My understanding of hardware is conceptual, and I have no interest in going beyond that.

I enjoy the sense of creation that software brings. For most of my career, I worked on servers that were five- or six- nines. That is, no more than 30 seconds or a few minutes downtime per year. We had technology that was far ahead of most of the industry, including live patching in the early 80s and a distributed software library in the early 90s. Our products were built using a proprietary language and operating system. I was surprised to learn that much of the computing industry seemed unaware of the techniques that we used and often did things in inefficient and counterproductive ways. So once I retired, I set out to make those techniques available in a non-proprietary language, on commercially available operating systems.

I have no desire to toy with the universe. It's hard enough to get my own code right. There are already far too many world improvers messing things up, and I don't have, to borrow from Hayek, their fatal conceit.
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