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Gladstone D Stephens – Managing Editor and Primary Contributor

Gladstone has over 25 years of experience in technology, with roles ranging from software engineer to team leader, and systems architect. His work includes the development of large-scale systems and the design of embedded systems and microcontrollers.

He has published articles and papers in print and online, sharing knowledge with the wider tech community. Gladstone holds an honours degree in computer science from a British university, underscoring his strong theoretical and analytical skills.

Proficient in multiple operating systems, Gladstone has used Windows since its early versions, including Windows NT on the DEC Alpha platform. He has worked with macOS since its days on PowerPC and has continued through its transition to Intel and Apple Silicon processors.

Gladstone was an early adopter of Linux, using it before the release of version 1.0 of the kernel, and has followed its development closely. His support for the Raspberry Pi since its launch in 2012 reflects his belief in its value for education and professional development.

He also supports the use of Arm architecture as an alternative to traditional x86 and x86-64 systems, recognizing its potential to change the landscape of computing power.

In software engineering, Gladstone is skilled in multiple programming languages, including C, C++, C#, Python, Rust, Go, Ada, and Pascal. He applies this knowledge to develop robust, functional, and efficient software.