About me

With an extreme need to discover I found myself focusing more on simple useful ideas. Why? Easier to understand. Not necessarily easier to discover though! And feel like am best described as a Meta Innovator as do focus a lot on my own experience.

Driven to find simple, powerful ideas, I've learned to greatly appreciate the power of the web in helping you. Like a super cool, friendly assistant on tap 24 hours a day. What a great time for the idea focused.

And coded up a simple application over a decade ago still used all over the world.

That product is an open source Java program I call Class Viewer.

All kinds of innovations in it, while staying simple, as use is so important and to help people use an app with as little effort as possible I believe the GUI is the thing.

People need tools that work best--not ones that require a course before you can do anything or worse have endless options buried for only the most dedicated users to find.

Grew up in the South, in Tift County, just outside a little town called Tifton, GA, in the United States. A farming community.

Practicality matters to me as something from that culture.

Things are supposed to work.

Problem solving has always been important to me, and science as well. I have just an undergraduate degree, which is in physics.

I like Java for practical reasons: it travels the world.

I firmly believe things should simply work, and work well.

James Harris
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