My name is Graham Hale, I live in Hertfordshire, UK. I studied mechanical engineering at university and have worked in software engineering all my life .
Now semi-retired, I was a Business Systems Analyst and professional Business Facilitator with a special interest in Agile methods. I now work paid and voluntary for the care of the elderly particularly those with dementia.
I chose the name Lumos3 to underline my intention to be someone who brings some light into confused Wikipedia articles. The number 3 stands for the 3 worlds of reality according to my favourite philosopher Karl Popper, especially for world 3 which Wikipedia inhabits.
I found Wikipedia in September 2003 when helping my son with his homework on the French Revolution. Even then it was the best material available on the internet.
I have been regularly contributing ever since. Which means I have been editing Wikipedia for 14 years and 23 days.
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I've made contributions in some areas on which I have a bit of knowledge of the local history and geography of places I've lived.
Also in the fields of:
- science, Henri Poincare, Michael Faraday
- engineering, Stirling engine, Reciprocating engine
- counter culture, New Age, John Lilly
- self exploration, Psychotherapy, Psychohistory
- health, Vitamin C, Orthomolecular medicine
- and computing, geography and history where I have lifelong interests.
A list of 700+ new pages I have created is here.
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The following seems especially appropriate to the Wikipedia project, although written in 1912.
Rabindranath Tagore (1861-1941)
Gitanjali 35 (Song Offerings) , published 1912
1 Where the mind is without fear and the head is held high;
2 Where knowledge is free;
3 Where the world has not been broken up into fragments by narrow domestic walls;
4 Where words come out from the depth of truth;
5 Where tireless striving stretches its arms towards perfection;
6 Where the clear stream of reason has not lost its way into the dreary desert sand of dead habit;
7 Where the mind is led forward by thee into ever-widening thought and action --
8 Into that heaven of freedom, my Father, let my country awake.
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My Wikipedia Motto
" Each Wikipedia edit is another weave in the rich tapestry of human knowledge."
A sidereal astrological chart of Wikipedia is here
The Tireless Contributor Barnstar
Don’t spin too much, you’ll hurt yourself
|The Rosetta Barnstar|
|For his patient & unceasing work to translate lost, endangered & obscure scientific writings into modern WP prose. Pro Valore, ANNO III, " V-C2"|
|Mind the Gap Award|
|I, SarahStierch, hereby award you, Lumos3, with the Mind the Gap Award for your awesome and continuous contributions about women and women's history, including your work regarding The Dinner Party. Thank you for all you do! SarahStierch (talk) 20:24, 22 January 2012 (UTC)|
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