Well I'm a retired painter, And computer, And electronics hobbyist since around 1972.
My first computers were punch card systems at the local college. but the first computer i owned was an old timex sinclair 1000 (new at the time).
It wasnt longer than ten minutes before i was hooked, Just seeing my first line of code activate on a black and white tv screen was like magic to me.
Later I was able to use a cassette recorder to save my programs, and i was...