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Quote:He led a life that was strange yet inspiring. A young Terry Davis graduated from Arizona State University 26 years ago with a 3.63 GPA. His SAT score was 1440. He started his IT career at Ticketmaster in 1990 working on the company’s VAX operating system, but began struggling with mental health issues, which led him to a psychiatric hospital — and briefly, to jail — until he was eventually diagnosed with schizophrenia. Soon he was living with his parents, collecting Social Security disability payments.

And over the next 12 years, he built his own operating system, writing over 100,000 lines of code, because he believed that God told him to.

more https://thenewstack.io/the-troubled-lega...rogrammer/

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just learned that he died a couple of months ago.
mental illness destroys lives.

rip terry.
here's a little docu on his TempleOS operating system and on him.