Robert Lefkowitz (aka the r0ml) has spent 30 years weaving software for the airline, nuclear power, financial services, and telecommunications industries. His primary interest is in the semasiology of software artifacts--usually expressed as an interest in "what the code means," i.e. programming languages; "what the data means," i.e. databases; or "what the message means," i.e. middleware.
He is currently engaged in research and executive education at
Optaros, and holds a degree in computer science from MIT, obtained before computers were invented.