About I have a BA in physics from Harvard, summa cum laude and a masters in physics from Princeton.
I’m an independent computer consultant working out of the Philadelphia area, specializing in databases (any kind really, but Informix, MySQL, SQL Server seem to head the list) & their applications. My company is Ashmead Software & Consulting, Inc. My (informal) company slogan is “cleaning up after the elephant”, as I seem to specialize in fixing legacy databases that have gotten a bit, how shall we say, out of control.
I’ve been active in the Philadelphia Science Fiction community since I was an assistant editor at Isaac Asimov’s Science Fiction Magazine.
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