Difference between revisions of "Praxis"

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1974 is the actual start because that's when I took training at the schools Control Data was running and actually did first programming, but I went back for a 4 year degree majoring in Math and CS and only had operator jobs until 1977. I did have a DP course at a community college before CDC in '73 which pushes it back to my teens. The Control Data Institute I went to btw, was in the building shown on the Bob Newhart Show at that time on Michigan Avenue as being where he had his office.
 
1974 is the actual start because that's when I took training at the schools Control Data was running and actually did first programming, but I went back for a 4 year degree majoring in Math and CS and only had operator jobs until 1977. I did have a DP course at a community college before CDC in '73 which pushes it back to my teens. The Control Data Institute I went to btw, was in the building shown on the Bob Newhart Show at that time on Michigan Avenue as being where he had his office.
  
From the late nineties I mostly worked remote, but did work on-site in Buffalo in '14, and from the late 80s 60% or so of my work was on a contractor basis, by the turn of the century independent of job shop parasites. From late '18, for the reason explained in the prior &sect;, I consider this phase of working life ended, the last actual gig was spring '18. The character also discussed in theat &sect;, together with a less than propitious childhood, lead to a less than stellar success in my first working life, as far as success is measured in money and the like. However I think it was a tremendous success in delivering me more or less whole, as a life long learner with a [[Mensa|<span style="color: cyan;">high IQ</span>]], and considerable depth of experience as an IT worker, to this point where I can work for myself, society at large, and free, open source production.
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From the late nineties I mostly worked remote, but did work on-site in Buffalo in '14, and from the late 80s 60% or so of my work was on a contractor basis, from the turn of the century largely independent of 3rd party parasites. From late '18, for the reason explained in the prior &sect;, I consider this phase of working life ended, the last actual gig was spring '18. The character also discussed in theat &sect;, together with a less than propitious childhood, lead to a less than stellar success in my first working life, as far as success is measured in money and the like. However I think it was a tremendous success in delivering me more or less whole, as a life long learner with a [[Mensa|<span style="color: cyan;">high IQ</span>]], and considerable depth of experience as an IT worker, to this point where I can work for myself, society at large, and free, open source production.
  
 
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