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William Richard (Rich) Stevens
Born (1951-02-05)February 5, 1951
Luanshya, Northern Rhodesia
Died September 1, 1999(1999-09-01) (aged 48)
Tucson, Arizona, United States
Residence United States
Nationality American
Fields Systems Engineering
Alma mater

University of Michigan
University of Arizona

Known for Advanced Programming in the UNIX Environment, TCP/IP Illustrated, UNIX Network Programming

After graduating in 1973 I went into the programming field.
I drove across country in my yellow 1970 VW bug (which I drove until 1986) to Los Angeles, having had enough cold weather in 5 years in Ann Arbor, and found a job within a few days.
W. Richard Stevens
In 1975 I decided that there was no future in flying (airline jobs were impossible to get, and who wants a job where you are judged only by seniority?) and headed off to grad school.
W. Richard Stevens