A list of programs I've written and now recall. There are lots, organized first by where I was.
20% named and 15% documented. Even at this low penetration, there are some good reads here.
The programs I remember have always been created in a in a social or service context.
As a student, my programs were not complete until I had shown them to my friends.
Highland High School 1964-67
Purdue University 1967-1977
Home Computing 1977 - Present
Sharing the Knowledge
Work for hire established bounds. But I always felt entitled to create outside of them when it served the greater goals of a project.
Knowledge Systems 1987
Wyatt Software 1987-1990
Cunningham & Cunningham 1990-2019
IBM Consulting 1995
Unix Administration 1994-Present
I continue to code. My reputation opens doors but my chosen medium, programming, confuses those who invite me in.
Eclipse Foundation 2005-2007
Citizen Global 2011-2013
New Relic 2013-Present
Lasting Technology I've turned to over and over.
My first jobs were in newspaper photography, pizza delivery, steel mill labor, and air-conditioning repair.