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Paul Murray is a senior copywriter at an agency that provides advertising, marketing and training for a major automaker. His work there is usually encountered only by those employed at automotive dealerships. His thoughts about the media, politics, computers and anything else appear at

In 2003, Paul completed his Master's Degree in Instructional Technology at Wayne State University (and created the department's Web site).

So far, Paul has qualified four times for the game show Jeopardy!, but has not yet received The Call. On the bright side, he didn't have to play against Ken Jennings.

(Is this too sparse? Sorry, I don't live in Silicon Valley or work in anything particularly cool or high-tech. And as for the 3rd person, Bob Dole-like voice... well, I recycled this copy from something I wrote for TV Barn, where I was a contributor. I'll improve this someday. I swear.)