I worked for Howard Wolowitz

Howard Wolowitz from the Big Bang Theory
Howard Wolowitz from Big Bang Theory

If you’ve ever watched The Big Bang Theory, you’re familiar with a character named Howard Wolowitz. You may not know that he was named after an actual person who the show’s creator knew and who I once worked for.

My first job was at a place called The Small Computer Company, best known for creating the Profile database for Radio Shack’s TRS-80. My job was to port it to different systems, first to CP/M on the…