The home of the Eternal Traveller
Staffan Tjernström CEng MBCS
Chartered Information Systems Practitioner
Me,myself, and I
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Welcome to the pages of he known as the 'mad Swede' by his fellow friends.
Here you will soon find some good links, as well as some info about what
I get up to at work and play - Enjoy!
I was born in Linköping in 1968, although my childhood was spent
in Örnsköldsvik, more exactly
in the village of Järved, whose ice-hockey team are justly famous
in that vicinity. I visit my family in a cottage down by the sea in Hålviken
as often as I can. So I am an Ö-Viking
, one of those wandering the wide world.
I work as a Sr Programmer for
eSignal, based out of Des Moines, Iowa,
When I'm not doing Software Engineering during the day, I can normally
be found doing one of the following...
Professional Society Memberships
I am a member of the following professional bodies
As the field of Software Engineering is one of rapid invention, it behoves
each practitioner to keep abrest of current developments, besides it is
always good to learn something new.
Among my favourites are Anne McCaffrey, Ursula LeGuin, and Arthur C Clarke.
Just about anything and everything, I can (and do) lose myself for hours
in the Military History sections of well stocked bookstores.
Eddings, Feist, Pratchett, Tolkien, & Anderson are amongst the yards
in my bookshelves.
Of course I also keep up to date with this one.
Fantasy Role Playing
Mostly I do this during the summers in Sweden
IRC & Compuserve Chat
These day I can normally be found on the DALnet
- Myself, and a lot of others, use the mIRC client
When I'm on-line, the best way to reach me is to send me a page via my
Air Combat Wargames
Anything and everything, providing it moves through the air.
Watch out for such delicacies as raw marinaded salmon (gravlax) shortly
to appear in this space.
Balvenie - what better
to enjoy it with
Theatre / Cinema visits
When I get the time, I like to grab in a show or movie. For instance Rocky
Forecasts | Weather
Maps | Weather Radar