Behind the scenes

Hi. I’m Kevin James.

No, I am not the actor.  I get that a lot though.  I am one of your course authors here at Linux Academy.

Let me say straight out, I love working in IT.  It has taken me around the world and allowed me to meet lots of great people and learn many new things.

I have been working in IT for a little over 30 years and I still love what I do.  It’s a field that continually changes over time and I feel just keeps getting better.  It’s a field that has allowed me to travel and work in other countries and meet lots of people and help companies grow and change over time.

When I first started, back as a student.  I learned how to create programs using cards and pencils (I am so glad that didn’t last long) and then moved to green screen terminals and computers with core memory.  My first computer system I worked with and learned on was a Digital PDP-11/70, which was at the school I attended to learn about computers.