In 1985, Paul started down the road to working in the ever-growing computer industry when he learned his first programming language. He has yet to look back, bring his personal understanding of technology into a wide variety of computing environments ranging from public elementary schools and political campaigns to pioneering open source companies and local startups.
With the popularization of the Internet, Paul has devoted his energies to developing and integrating web-based systems. In doing so he has become knowledgeable in the workings of many tools of the trade; Linux, FreeBSD, Apache, Perl, PHP, PostgreSQL and MySQL among others.
Paul has also devoted part of his professional time to sharing his experience with other developers as time permits. In recent years, he has contributed his technical knowledge at formal and informal settings. Some formal settings include presenting at technical conferences such as LinuxWorld Conference & Expo, O'Reilly Open Source Convention and ApacheCon and writing technical articles for online journals such as Technorati, Apache Week, Daemon News, O'Reilly's ONLamp.com and LinuxDevCenter.com as well as contributing to print titles such as Professional Apache Security and Beginning Unix from Wrox. He has also maintains a personal website and blog.
Currently Paul resides in Chicago and works at Orbit Media Studios, Inc. as a Web Programmer Analyst. A copy of his Curriculum Vitae can be found at: http://www.weinstein.org/about/resume.html