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best looking software pundit?

I'm writing a magazine article for the society of women's engineers, regarding the 10 best looking pundits in the software industry. So far, I've got:

Jakob Nielsen
Phillip Greenspun
Don Box
John Dvorak
Tiger Woods
John Seymour
Edward Yourdon

Can you folks help me round out this list? I need to find 10, and I'd like to at least have 50 to chose from. Please, no open-source figureheads...our readership is not into guys who can't hold down a job.

Thursday, May 9, 2002

"guys who can't hold down a job"? Not to start a religious war here, but seriously... Do you realize that almost every important OSS leader is gainfully employed at a very good job? RMS works at MIT. Linux works at Transmeta. You should be more interested: These are men who can balance major open-source projects, families, and careers quite well.

Mike Swieton
Thursday, May 9, 2002

RMS doesn't really have a job at MIT. He just lived in his graduate school office for 15 years. He doesn't wear shoes, plays the flute, and is into group sex with the chunky folk dancing / renaissance faire crowd. Hardly someone balancing a job, open source project, and a family.

6th floor building 25
Thursday, May 9, 2002

Group sex sounds fair to me.

Leonardo Herrera
Thursday, May 9, 2002

But not with a couple of open-source-fanatic rednecks, thank you very much...

Frederik Slijkerman
Thursday, May 9, 2002

When you come out with the calendar, be sure to let us know.  But please, put Nielsen on February, since that is the shortest month.

Lone Girl
Thursday, May 9, 2002

The following are among the most desirable men in the cosmos:

Grady Booch
Don Knuth
Edsger Dijkstra
Niklaus Wirth
Ken Thompson
Dennis Ritchie
Brian Kernighan
Bjarne Stroustrup
Bertrand Meyer
Alex Stepanov
Andrew Koenig

Father Jack Hackett
Thursday, May 9, 2002

Robert X. Cringely

Benji Smith
Thursday, May 9, 2002

Kim Polese
Katrina Garnett

Thursday, May 9, 2002

when did Tiger Woods become a software pundit?

Thursday, May 9, 2002

Tiger Woods wrote some seminal Apple II apps for Beagle Bros. back in the 80s.

bill hogan
Friday, May 10, 2002

Jason, you asked the obvious question, the trollbot waited an interval, and answered.

r. altin
Friday, May 10, 2002

ScottB is pretty good looking.

Tuesday, May 14, 2002

Roger S Pressman
Steve Mc Connell

Sri K Ganjam
Friday, May 17, 2002

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