Nathan Alter lives in Albuquerque with his wife and kids. He currently develops in C#/.NET, but is learning all the time and has enjoyed computers since programming in Basic on an Atari 400 as a teenager. He started blogging in 1999.
Toys o' me childhood
This site mentions some toys from when I was a kid. I think I had this Zoid.
It was a wind-up dinosaur toy that you assembled yourself. They apparently still make other types of Zoids.
I always admired the Omnibot 2000 from afar in catalogs.