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Having recently discovered h2g2 and been browsing around, I've found the 42 connection. My researcher number (183522) also can be arranged to arrive at the magic number viz. ((((1 +8 ) * 3) - 5) * 2) - 2

Currently I'm a freelance computer contractor, and whilst not being a contemporary of Gladys Hooper, I have been around for a bit. I am familiar with punch cards and most of the technologies used since then, and as such, I do have a bit of a beef about bloatware. (I started my programming on an ICL 1902 mainframe. It had 16K of core storage and could handle 16 concurrent online users - Ah! Heady days). Appropriate use of technology is what it's all about - after all a Rolls Royce wasn't designed for going to Tesco's to do the family shopping.

More details will be revealed in future (mainly when time and inclination combine).

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