Profile: coyote

Personal background
I've worked for various companies over the last
17 years. Currently, I work at ATT Labs as a
Principal Member of Technical Staff.

I participated in Seti@home for the first time
shortly after the program began. I received a
certificate for having processed some certain
number of hours, but haven't seen that in a while
and forget the number.

After having switched ISPs several times, I took
a hiatus from Seti@home, but have recently got
back into providing processing time. I currently
have only 3 systems processing for Seti@home, but
should be adding some others soon.
Thoughts about SETI and SETI@home
1. The idea of finding a signal from an intelligent, extraterrestrial
source is fascinating. To be a part of the "team" which would find
such, would be a serious natural high. And, should it be that my
system would be one of those which actually processed the work load
that contained the signal would be an unparalleled honor.

2. This is very important research. Why it is not funded more seriously,
and why there are not more antennae and satellite resource devoted to
this study is the question of the age. Though the idea of communication
with an intelligent extraterrestrial species is quite problematic, due
to the distances involved, knowing that there are others out there
would change our world, and maybe help us resolve some of our more
pressing issues.

3. If the old stats are archived somewhere, make it possible to link the
current stats to those old stats. I'd love to be able to access my
old stats.

Add a method for searching through the Stats page. It takes a very
long time to manually search through page after page of stats looking
for one's ranking.
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