Stack Exchange Network

Stack Exchange network consists of 175 Q&A communities including Stack Overflow, the largest, most trusted online community for developers to learn, share their knowledge, and build their careers.

Visit Stack Exchange
161
reputation
6

chqrlie

“Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.” ~ Leonardo da Vinci

I discovered computing in high school in 1974.

My first program was a Turing machine adder, I ran it by hand with paper tape, pen and eraser.

I was lucky to have access to a Honeywell Bull GE-58 mini computer with a 6 digit display, 10000 octets of core memory and a couple of 2.4 MB hard drives. It needed 15KW of electrical power. I still remember the Hollerith code for punching cards manually, and used to program in machine code directly.

I have since written millions of lines of code, mostly in C, but also in a large variety of languages.

Among other business ventures, I do code reviews for fun and money

1
answer
1
question
~157
people reached
  • France
  • Member for 3 years, 7 months
  • 1 profile view
  • Last seen May 1 at 23:28

Top tags (5)

Score 4
Posts 2
Score 4
Posts 2
Score 4
Posts 2
Score 4
Posts 2
Score 4
Posts 2

Top posts (2) All Questions Answers | Votes Newest

Badges (6)

Gold

Silver

Bronze

6

Rarest