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Kevin C. Tofel

About

This is my blog. There are many like it, but this one is mine.


A brief history of (my) time

  • I used to run fast in high school. (2:01 for a half mile)
  • I've run 4 marathons and had a 983 day run streak.
  • At age 47, I earned All American status for my age group and ran a 64.8 second 400m.
  • I read at least 2, sometimes 3 books a week.
  • I flunked out of college in 1989.
  • I promptly got a full time job at the college and got free classes, graduating with a degree in Economics in 1993 and then doing a year in grad school.
  • I've failed many more times than I've suceeded. I'm OK with that.
  • I'm mostly self-taught in technology, growing up with a C-64.
  • I've done every IT job imaginable, working at three Fortune 100 companies for 15 years.
  • My personal blog on mobile technology was bought in 2008.
  • I inspired Apple to make the iPad mini.
  • Now, at age 51, I take CS classes at the local community college where I mentor my peers.
  • I love to learn. I love helping others learn even more.
  • I have a lot more to learn.