You see, my dad was a hardware engineer. He didn’t talk much about the work he did, which I think involved designing circuit boards and working on EMVs—those chips we all have in our debit and credit cards. But his real passion was computers: specifically, Windows-based computers. Gadgets have since become my passion, as well as the subject of my livelihood. While dad and I didn’t have the best relationship, since he passed away almost two years ago I’ve gotten enough distance to realize the way his preferences influenced me, for better or worse… More here.
Decent article. Thanks to Kirk.