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My New Picture

So, back in 1999, while I was editor of, I had a professional head shot taken, as I did every few years during my 20 years as a computer journalist. I loved the picture, taken while I was busy covering a convention at the Javitts Center in NYC. I liked it so much I used it for seven years.

But I don't look like that anymore, so I was going to post my school picture from J middle school, where I teach. Vicki didn't like it, so took a series of shots, and we settled on the new one here on my column and on my home page at

Chalk one up for truth in column pictures.