There are a lot of people who have been key, at least in hindsight, to my development.
I haven't really thought about populating this topic, but at a glance..
- Cynbe ru Taren (Jeffrey Prothero), who I know from Mythryl.
Karen Kenworthy, was what made me really think about this topic.
- Maybe I'll be able to add to this list..
I haven't spent much time, as of this writing, thinking about what things have really influenced me.
There are ideas which have been and are important.
- The Internet Archive Wayback Machine
- Compiled Website
- Linux and Open source / Free software
- Oldschool computer topics.
- The Commodore 64
- My experiences with Hardware
- I'm sure there are many notable ones, but I'd have to do a lot of depressing soul-searching to remember them.
- DOS and 4DOS