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Name: Stewart Caldwell Russell
Joined: November 18, 2004

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What's the deal with your nickname? How did you get it? If your nickname is self-explanatory, then tell everyone when you first started using the internet, and what was the first thing that made you say "wow, this isn't just a place for freaks after all?" Was it a website? Was it an email from a long-lost friend? Go on, spill it.

I've been known as scruss for more than thirty years.

I was one of the f(o)unding members of Demon Internet in the UK. No, I never had shares in it.

I used to write for a bunch of computer magazines.

I've also typeset and managed many dictionary projects.

Yes, I really did design and (occasionally) operate windfarms. They don't just happen by themselves.

I also have the craptastic learning-myself-GIS blog glaikit.org. And I know How to make Tablet, a traditional Scottish sweet.

My radio callsign is VA3PID. I got my Basic+HF license after reading Devonian's post.

I play banjo.