Shawn is a lifelong Technology Enthusiast who in the early 80's discovered his passion for programing on the newly released Apple II and VIC-20 computers. After earning a degree in Electronics, Shawn worked as a Certified Automation Specialist for 25 years before leaving to focus full time on teaching online at The Automation School, as well as sharing product first looks and interviewing vendors at The Automation Blog.
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