Jerry Pournelle (now to be found at www.jerrypournelle.com) is a science fiction
author who has been writing columns for Byte Magazine
, from the time it existed in printed form to today's online magazine
at www.byte.com. Pournelle usually talks about hardware and software someone gave him to play.
Politically, he is located somewhere to the right of Robert Heinlein, about the level of Tom Clancy.