W. Scott Means has been a professional software developer since 1988,
when he joined Microsoft Corporation at the age of 17. He was one of the
original developers of OS/2 1.1 and Windows NT, and did some of the
early work on the Microsoft Network for the Microsoft Advanced
Technology and Business Development group. Since then he has written
software for everything from multiplayer casino games to railroad
geometry measurement equipment. For Scott's latest projects and musings
on software development, visit his blog at smeans.com.