Jonathan at High Stones   Jonathan Graham Harston
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I describe myself as one of those vague computery occupations that careers officers don't know what to call. I suppose "Software Engineer/Developer/Analyst/Programmer/Administrator" is probably the nearest, but I am also skilled in mapping and map-making and like wandering up and down hills.

My experience goes back over almost thirty years and includes Z80, 6502, ARM code and others, BBC BASIC, C, PHP, FORTH and others and Windows, RISC OS, Unix, CPM and BBC systems, serial and other low-level drivers, and network and internet administration. In 2010 I retired from 11 years as a member of Sheffield City Council.

mdfs.net contains software and documentation covering such subjects as Acorn BBCs, Econet and networking, SJ Research Fileservers, Z80, 6502 and ARM code, C programming, Co-processors and Tube systems, Harston Advanced Disk Filing System, BBC Public Domain, CP/M, Jet Set Willy.

I studied Computing Science at Stirling University with minors in Education, Environmental Science and Japanese. I got my Electrical Installation diploma at Sheffield College's Loxley Centre (which used to be Stannington College).


NEW! Submission to the new Parliamentary Boundary review triggered by the reduction in the size of the House of Commons. 10-Sep-2011
NEW! Parts of the website is being revamped reflecting me leaving Sheffield City Council. 01-May-2010
NEW! I have updated a draft Motion to Council to reform Councillors' Pay and drafted a Motion to move the council to four-yearly all-up elections. 11-Jun-2007
NEW! I have written my comments on the Boundary Commission's revised proposals for parliamentary constituencies in South Yorkshire. 04-Oct-2005

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