User:Kinnerc

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Richard C.S. "Doc" Kinne[edit]

Biography[edit]

Doc Kinne in his Library, April, 2002

I am Richard "Doc" Kinne. I live in Groton, NY, 11km NE of Ithaca, the home of Cornell University. I am a computer technician/astronomer with great interest in Linux & Macintosh computer operating systems and variable star research.

I live with my boyfriend, two cats, and two friends in Darrowby House, a large, white frame house built in the mid 1800s.

Significant News Contributions[edit]

Below is listed articles which I've made significant contributions to, or have written for Wikinews.

Contact[edit]

The best way to contact me is by email. Try "kinnerc at 14850 dot com"

Academics[edit]

High School was spent at Rome (NY) Catholic High. I was semi active in the newspaper and yearbook.

Undergraduate years were spent at SUNY Oswego in NY where my major was Computer Science with a minor in Astronomy. I was active in the local TV media, WTOP-TV Ch. 10, as weather reporter, then weather director, and a Board member.

Graduate school was virtually done in Melbourne, AUS at Swinburne Technical University where I received a MSc. in Astronomy. There wasn't an outlet or opportunity for media involvement.

Current Activities[edit]

Wiki Career[edit]

I first began doing a bit of edits with Vikipedio, the Esperanto version of Wikipedia a few years ago. From there I moved to Wikipedia. I became involved in Wikinews in November, 2006 after seeing and being very impressed with Good Night, and Good Luck. Hey, everyone needs an inspiration.

The Blog[edit]

Wikinews has a strict policy of a neutral point of view, and in this context NPOV is a wise, wise policy. However, as a human being, I have a hell of a lot of opinions. You can read them here on my LiveJournal.

Awards[edit]

Awards cabinet
Exceptional newcomer.jpg Exceptional Newcomer Award
I, Messedrocker, award you this Exceptional Newcomer award for being such an awesome n00b. You remind me of me back when I wrote articles. 14:51, 19 November 2006 (UTC).
I, Thunderhead, award you this Exceptional Newcomer Award for being the best n00b we've had in a long time. Go get em! 14:51, 19 November 2006 (UTC)