Michael has a degree majoring in Eastern Philosophy, with a minor in skiing.
After graduating from the University of British Columbia, his career rapidly
went downstream as he became a whitewater river guide, taking innocent
non-swimmers down raging rivers in Canada, the US, and New Zealand.
Now fully qualified, he was snapped up by a small communications firm in Richmond, BC, where he developed a smorgasbord of PC applications, including async drivers for a ship to shore satellite email system.
After convincing his boss to chuck multitasking under DOS (via TimeSlicer) for something that was MUCH more robust - OS/2 2.0, he founded CodeSmith Software in 1995, and has since produced Xit (a Desktop enhancer) and Matrix (a strategy game).
Now "retired" to the Canadian Rockies, an OS/2 wasteland, where even the word "DOS" brings a confused glaze to the locals' eyes, he juggles a busy schedule of running CodeSmith, checking the weather line for reports of fresh powder, and keeping his ski edges sharp. He can be reached at email@example.com.
Michael has written the following article:
Hooking: TSRs Invade PM (January 1997)