Introductions. What's your story?

Hello,

Fredrik here, a 34 year old industrial worker out of Väderstad, Sweden where i live with my fiancee and our 2.5 year old son. I work for a company called Väderstad AB, where we manufacture farm machinery, such as seed drills, cultivators, planters and more.

My current tech related project is trying to make our network/router/IoT-hub-cabinet a little less cluttered.
Recently bought a Samsung Smartthings Hub, which I intend to use to bring some smartness and convenience to our home. As of now I have mainly gone for Ikea Trådfri, but will probably expand with Philips Hue and Fibaro or Qubino dimmers.

I heard about TWiT for the first time in 2016, and follow TWiT, TWiG, AAA and TTG on a regular basis. Lately I have binge watched HOP, trying to step my photo game up and get myself out with the camera more.

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greetings and salutations…glad to have you with us Fredrik

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Yes indeed. Welcome aboard!

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Welcome aboard! Looking forward to seeing your posts.

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Welcome, all contributions and collaborations are great.

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Thank you Sir! Much appreciated!

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Hey there, world!

I’m actually 10 years old, but don’t let my age get you. I love technology, so I’m usually the one who’s asked to fix stuff with the Chromebooks at school.

I started listening to TWIG towards the beginning of the school. I was looking around Apple Podcasts, looking for something to download onto my iPod and listen to on the way to school each morning. I have to ride an hour each way.

About 2 weeks ago I spotted iOS Today, and have started listening to it too.

I heard about the TWIT community 'round when it started, but had attempted to join from my iPad. It wasn’t working out that well. So I decided to try again now. Poof! Much better from a Macbook.

So thanks for doing what you do guys. I love your podcasts.

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Hi everyone, I didn’t realize this forum was a thing until today so I figured I’d join.

First off, I’m in a wheelchair so it’s lucky I love computers. While everyone was out playing sports I was on the computer. By day I am a web developer but I consider myself more of a tech enthusiast in general. The reason for this is while I have a steady attachment to web development, in my free time I learn about other tech-related things. There is so much to learn and not enough time to learn it all.

I first found out about TWiT quite a while ago when I was looking for tech podcasts. I noticed that Leo was involved and remembered watching TechTV when I was younger. This intrigued me enough to not only listen to This Week in Tech but check out the other podcasts on the network as well. I was hooked.

Since then, I’ve watched TWiT evolve into what it is today. My go-to source for tech news. I’ve seen people come and go. Shows have gotten replaced with new shows that are just as good or better than the previous ones. The shows change as tech changes and the people at TWiT are good at seeing where the listener’s attention is. Over the years I felt like I’ve gotten to know them and in my opinion as a content creator, the user’s connection to you is vital.

Other than tech, I’m an avid reader. That’s really all there is to know about me. Looking forward to chatting with you all in here!

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hey, hello and welcome. I am so glad you joined us. I hope you not only find help but get a chance to offer help. Don’t let anyone look down on your youth be proud and sure of your self.

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welcome I look forward to learning from you and interacting with you. Thank you so much for joining.

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Welcome @Mr.HappyMan and @beardedtechnerd!

I enjoyed reading both of your introductions and hope you find the time to chat with all of us here.

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Ditto what he said @Mr.HappyMan and @beardedtechnerd

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I wish my daughters were as articulate and well written as your are. Technologist tend not to care as much about your age, as we do about the quality of your code or content of your writing.

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I was introduced to Leo and the others with TechTV during my undergrad days. I’m getting back into the habit of listening to TWiET and heard about this community.

I’m a former middle school band director turned IT professional – though I’m still involved in music education. My current gig is within the realm of Windows system administration, and I’m working on sharpening my Linux (RHEL) administration skills.

I participate a couple of other IT communities, and am looking forward to discourse with you folks here.

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Hello Twit Army and @Leo!

My Name is Taylor. I am a tech guy and broadcaster in Cincinnati, Ohio. I am a big fan of the twit network. As a tech guy I help family members, consumers and business with any and all of there technology needs. As a broadcaster I own and operate a low power FM station called Z98 (WDTZ-LP) in Cincinnati. I also work for iHeartMedia.

A fun fact about me… I was the chat room celebrity of the week on the GIZFIZ. I was a guest at Dick DeBartolo’s house in NYC. Below is the video.

I hope to one day make a one time guest appearance on a twit show.

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Welcome, but video is private and cannot be viewed.

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I have been a tech enthusiast since the early 1970’s when I took apart my dad’s reel-to-reel to see how it works. I cleaned the heads and other moving parts because he got mad and asked why…
My first contact with a computer was in grade 8 using a card reader and a basic programming language. I started a computer club at school in grade 11 using about 12 Commodore PET computers with cassette tape storage. The second year we purchased a dual floppy disk add-on.
I went to college and earned a degree in Information Technology and business, graduating in 1981.
I have worked in IT my entire career in various jobs as a programmer, server manager, network manager, project manager, change and capacity manager (ITIL V3 certified).
I retired a couple of years ago, live in Victoria, BC and keep up with technology and my hobbies on a lot of the Twit programs.
My hobbies include computers and technology (of course), photography with my Canon 5d mk.III, motorcycles and cars. I’m really interested in high tech electric cars lately.

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Welcome! I had forgotten about the PET’s!! I recall using them in elementary, moving to VIC 20’s in middle school, then graduating with Apple IIE’s in 11th grade.

Thanks for the memories and again - welcome!

I have a lot of memories of ancient technology. One of the many computers I used was a TRS-80.
Those were the days.

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TRS-80 was a fine unit. I had the Osborne 1 grey case and completed a lot of consulting work with it!

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