Ancient computer nerd who likes digging and learning. Cut my teeth on UNIVAC-timeshare and was 'hooked' for life. Useful results, if any, are secondary to the fun.
Ancient (relatively) system as well (AMD FX62 @ 5.6GHz). Soon hope to replace it with a new build (never bought one) - as funds, and wife, allow.
First home computer: 1984 home-built IBM-PC/XT 8086, 640KB RAM, MS-DOS 1.25, Dual 5-¼ Floppy, 20MB HDD, Hercules Graphics.
First programming contract: 1986, Borland Turbo Pascal, Cotton gin product tracking (seed to graded bale)
Current OS's: Leap 42.2, Windows (XP[32/64] & Vista)
Favorite Languages: Pascal, HTML/CSS/JS, Fortran, Perl, Shell script(Bash), PHP
Favorite Hobbies: Learning, Computers, Reading