About Me

Web usability guru Jakob Nielsen says that people want to know about the authors of their content. Who am I to argue with him?

My name is Christopher Gerhard Reuter. I was born in the early 70's in Hamilton, Ontario and grew up in the nearby suburb of Burlington. I went to the University of Waterloo and managed to get a Bachelor's degree in mathematics out of the experience.

For a while, I lived in Waterloo, Ontario working on development tools for embedded systems at Archelon. Then, I lived Massachusetts (Stoughton, then Arlington) working on various neat and non-neat software products before returning to Canada in mid-2011 to live in the Toronto area.

In my copious free time, I like to fart around with computers in non-work-related ways (e.g. writing open-source software). I also write fiction, although that's kind of gone by the wayside lately.

Still, I've had a story published .

I'm now married to Debbie as of April 12, 2008. Long before I met her, I made this using a singles website. It was late at night and it seemed funny at the time.

My current religious preferences are Linux, Emacs or XEmacs, Perl, bash, Tcl/Tk and Jesus.

I used to do a lot of stuff in Squeak Smalltalk but eventually got frustrated with its inability to integrate with the rest of my operating environment. I'm trying out Ruby instead for now.

I'm a member of the University of Waterloo Computer Science Club, which used to host this page before I got my nifty domain and some ISP hosting and who extended my membership to 2017 in exchange for my NeXTstation .

I still feel a vague urge to put up a picture of myself here, but it's not strong enough to actually make me do it.

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