Charles Pinsky started as a computer programmer in South Africa in 1965 and has worked in the computer field since then. The first job was with a computer bureau that served many of the mines. His life has taken him from South Africa to England to the United States. The longest period of employment was with Digital Equipment Corporation in the US. Professionally he has been a programmer, systems analyst, development manager, consultant, teacher and IT Manager. Since retirement Charles has assisted JCRS in all aspects of hardware and software acquisition, management and customization.