I am David Valiulis

  • Got a PhD in philosophy 
  • Worked in various wordsmithing jobs (librarian, editor, magazine science writer, and freelance writer for computer magazines)
  • Worked at Adobe (maker of Acrobat and Photoshop) for 15 years. I was a technical writer for them, working on the user manuals and their user interfaces.
  • I loved words and writing and communicating. 
Stroke -- when everything changed
  • It struck when I was sleeping
  • In 2008; I was 58
  • I couldn't walk, write, or talk

My talks, presentations, etc.