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Michael lives in sunny Mountain View, California. He started programming with an Apple //e in 4th grade, graduated from UCLA with a math degree in 1994, and immediately landed a job as a QA engineer at Symantec, working on the Norton AntiVirus team. He pretty much taught himself Windows and MFC programming, and in 1999 he designed and coded a new interface for Norton AntiVirus 2000.
Mike has been a a developer at Napster and at his own lil' startup, Zabersoft, a development company he co-founded with offices in Los Angeles and Odense, Denmark. Mike is now a senior engineer at VMware.

He also enjoys his hobbies of playing pinball, bike riding, photography, and Domion on Friday nights (current favorite combo: Village + double Pirate Ship). He would get his own snooker table too if they weren't so darn big! He is also sad that he's forgotten the languages he's studied: French, Mandarin Chinese, and Japanese.

Mike was a VC MVP from 2005 to 2009.

 

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GeneralI'm not a loser (yet) Pin
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GeneralBlast from the Past: Ten Years Ago Pin
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GeneralHow to keep yourself occupied when you're sick Pin
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GeneralMy First Article Pin
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GeneralWhat's an "Ericahist"??? Pin
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GeneralStatic linking to the CRT Pin
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GeneralIt seems like just yesterday... Pin
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GeneralHow to find the text under the cursor (sometimes) Pin
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