OK, been a programmer for almost half a century. However, a couple of decades ago, I committed the cardinal sin (in the computer world) of turning 40; many job interviews ended the second they saw the grey in my beard. I was the librarian for the IT department of a bibliography company back in the 1980’s/early 90’s (we got review copies of a LOT of computer books), and one of the ones we had fun with was an edition of Minix (an inspiration for Linux). I was a quasi-official representative for the FSF at a few PC-Expo’s in the 1990’s, as well. Was one of the people who helped Phil Katz create the ZIP standard (and worked out the first licensing deal with PKWare for using self-extracting ZIP files for software distribution). Worked at AT&T Labs about 12 years ago; currently working part-time as a programmer for a software company (they had some software which hasn’t been updated since the turn of the century).
I belong to a local Linux group, where we used to show a monthly video by Nixie Pixel; my main connection is that I did the creation for her Wikipedia entry (which went away after she did).