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I've been a progressive rock fan for many years but, believe it or not, didn't hear of Gentle Giant until 1987, when a good friend introduced me to [[The Power and the Glory]]. And... I didn't like it! But somehow, those complex compositions ingrained themselves on my brain, and today that album is my favorite in all of rock music.
I've been a progressive rock fan for many years but, believe it or not, didn't hear of Gentle Giant until 1987, when a good friend introduced me to [[The Power and the Glory]]. And... I didn't like it! But somehow, those complex compositions ingrained themselves on my brain, and today that album is my favorite in all of rock music.


I created the GG Home Page while working on a Ph.D. in computer science at the [http://www.cs.umass.edu University of Massachusetts at Amherst]. Today, I work in the software industry. I've written columns and articles for [http://www.keyboardmag.com Keyboard Magazine] and am the author of several books about computing, including [http://www.oreilly.com/catalog/linuxpg/ ''Linux Pocket Guide''], [http://oreilly.com/catalog/9780596519797/ ''MediaWiki''] (the wiki software that powers this web site), [http://www.oreilly.com/catalog/linuxsckbk/ ''Linux Security Cookbook''], [http://www.oreilly.com/catalog/sshtdg2/ ''SSH, the Secure Shell: The Definitive Guide''], [http://www.oreilly.com/catalog/netresearch ''NetResearch: Finding Information Online''] and [http://www.oreilly.com/catalog/bandits ''Bandits on the Information Superhighway''], all published by [http://www.oreilly.com O'Reilly Media].
I created the GG Home Page while working on a Ph.D. in computer science at the [http://www.cs.umass.edu University of Massachusetts at Amherst]. These days, I work in the software industry in the area of "knowledge management" (e.g., wikis!).


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