I design and build Grant and Program management web apps for SAIC by day and I design and build the best place to find US dressage scores online for horse shows by night. The first computers I programmed on were an IBM 8088 and an Apple 2. I graduated in 1986 to a Mac-Plus...
(What's the most powerful computer in the world? The one people use.)
... then I upgraded to dual floppy drives (Chuck Yeager Flight Simulator required it), then upgraded to a 40 MB HD (all my MIDI programming demanded it). I was then seduced by the PC-dark side
(What's the most powerful computer in the world? The one that has software to run on it.)
In 1990, I discovered SAS, SPSS and Statistics. So while I'm a .NET geekarchitect today, I'm also a kick-butt SAS-Ninja-Shadow-Warrior as well.