About Herb Bowie

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The Pagan Tuna web log is written by Herb Bowie, and the accompanying collection of quotations is curated by the same.


Happily married to Pauline, the proud father of Stephen, a grateful companion to Hank (our Golden Retriever), and a resident of Seattle.


Graduated from Annapolis Senior High School in 1969, and from the University of Michigan in 1973, with a B.A. in English. Wrote rock music reviews for The Michigan Daily.


Began a career in what was then called data processing in 1973, and have progressed over the years to positions of increasing levels of responsibility in the field currently known as Information Technology. Have worked for a major American aerospace company for the last 30 years or so.


Became interested in Web publishing early in the history of the World Wide Web, and have authored, published and administered a number of sites related to my varied interests.

PaganTuna.com — A collection of shorter writings on leadership and technology, regularly updated, plus a catalog of my favorite quotations on the same topics.

PowerSurgePub.com — A collection of useful software programs written in Java.

ReasonToRock.com — A complete online book on the aesthetics of rock music.

SoftDevBigIdeas.com — A complete online book on the Big Ideas most relevant to Software Development.

UMSeattle.com — I serve as a board member of the University of Michigan Club of Seattle, and as the Club’s Webmaster.


Feel free to contact me via email at bigkahuna@pagantuna.com.

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