James D. Murray started his computer career in 1981 on a
Version 6 UNIX system running on a PDP-11/45 and programming in C.
Over the years he has specialized in serial communications, image
processing and analysis, and UNIX systems programming. Currently, he
works for a telecommunications company developing object-oriented
workstation software using C++ in the Microsoft Windows and X Windows
System operating environments. James lives in Southern California, has
a degree in cultural anthropology, has studied computer science and both
Western and non-Western music, and practices the Japanese martial arts of
Aikido and Iaido (Japanese swordsmanship).