I chose the handle tinker cause I like to tinker with different things.
The goal is to learn, understand, synthesize and perhaps create something new, even if it is just a smile on a face.
My current project is http://wiki.laptop.org/go/XS_Porting_to_ARM .
My OLPC affiliation is OLPC-SF http://wiki.laptop.org/go/OLPC_San_Francisco_Bay_Area
rihoward1 at gmail dot com