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Who is Rob Weir?


I am Rob Weir.   I grew up in Saugerties, New York.  I’ve also lived in Cambridge,  Somerville and Westford Massachusetts.  I currently live in Dover, New Hampshire.   I am a 1991 graduate of Harvard College, with a degree in Astronomy and Astrophysics.

robFor most of my career I worked as a software engineer, at IBM.  My association with that company ended in 2018, after 27 years of service. I am currently exploring my several options, of which early semi-retirement looks the most attractive.

I also collect hobbies.   I am a member of the American Philatelic Society, the United States Chess Federation, the New England Historic Genealogical Society and I am a trained SkyWarn weather spotter. I play trombone and ukulele rather poorly, and recorder rather well. Whether or nor I sing is an unresolved question, greatly in dispute.   My photography has been published in several magazines, and recently was shown in a curated gallery exhibit.

This is my personal blog. The postings on this site are my own and don’t necessarily represent the positions, strategies or opinions of any of the organizations I am or have been associated with.

I welcome comments, either on the blog, or directly to me at rob@robweir.com

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