I named my blog after a portion of the refrain in this Grateful Dead classic.
Technical articles, stories and vague recollections of Bob Kjelgaard, a Senior Software Design Engineer (Test) in Windows Driver Frameworks Quality Assurance. All opinions ventured are definitely the author's own, and are not official statements of the Microsoft Corporation.
Yes, I destroyed all of my content prior to June of 2010 in February 2010. I had my reasons, good or bad, and there's no point going back- you can't get there from here.
A brief bio:
Born and raised in upstate New York (near Binghamton)- as far as age goes- I predate satellites, space travel and integrated circuits- computers were built with vacuum tubes when I was born and 16K of memory was a lot.
BS in Mathematics from CalTech (Pasadena, CA)
Worked as Electronic Test Technician in Los Angeles area for a while
10 years at IBM (Owego, NY- no longer an IBM facility, though) as an Electronics Engineer / Scientist- primarily in Automated Test Equipment (both hardware and software aspects)
Began with Microsoft in 1989, but have bounced in and out a bit
During some of those non-Microsoft years:
Odds and ends:
Yes, I am related to the [deceased for quite some time] author Jim (James Arthur) Kjelgaard- he was my great uncle [my grandfather was his brother Robert and I was named after my grandfather]. Read a lot of his books when I was young, and I also thoroughly enjoyed them.
Anything else ya wanted to know?