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Bob Now's Problem Solving Experience:
20 years PC experience.
Life time do-it-yourself nut.
18 years debugging all kinds of digital semiconductor issues on Motorola CPU16, CPU32, MCore, ARM, Trimedia multimedia Core, StarCore, Titanium SoC's, submodules (anything inside a mobil phone, computer, TV, smart phone, set top box, automobile, two way device).
5 years integrated optics, solid state physics experience.