windows 3.1 -> DOS was cooler, wrote some programs using be.exe including reboot "virus"
windows 95 -> first computer at home
windows 98 -> multiple users = not so much
laptop for me -> win2k (friends all using it)
tinkered with suse, caldera, freebsd, solaris _very_ briefly (friend obsessed with switching OSs), wanted to try skyos
powerbook G4: OSX OS9, OSX (March 2001)
fall 2001: school begins, class languages Scheme, Java, C, Squeak
installed Darwin and RedHat on friends computer, OS X server at work, RHEL as a grad student
march 2003 -> got desktop from a friend, played around with RHEL, went backpacking for the summer.
may 2003 -> hurt leg, came back, decided to learn Linux. spent entire Summer getting gentoo installed and working as a server.
Gentoo on PBG4
october 2003 -> bought rack mount server, first "real" server runs linux.
automating things with bash, etc
summer 2005 -> perl
october 2005 -> bought another rack server, first nice one, put in a colo
summer 2007 python