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Topic: Bruce Bastian


  
  Affirmation - Our Book of Remembrance   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Bastian has kept a low profile in his home state partly because he doesn't think people can accept him for who he is, something he says he wasn't able to do himself until the past few years.
I am Bruce Bastian, and by the way, yes, I happen to be gay." Though he has been careful not to reveal much about himself, Bastian unpretentiously makes symbolic, public statements with his checkbook.
Birch said she believes Bastian is amenable to the idea, though "he needs to be persuaded of things.
www.affirmation.org /news/2003_11.asp?Printer=true&   (1150 words)

  
 The Hays Report ::   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Bruce Wydner and Roger Weidner were in court to be heard on the Summary Judgment Motion they had filed in the Breach of Contract, Fraud and Unjust Enrichment action they had filed against Novell, Word-Perfect, Eyring Research, Bruce Bastian and Alan Ashton.
Bruce Wydner then addressed the court telling the judge that he was the world recognized inventor of "automatic parshing." He then turned and pointed at Bruce Bastian, who was sitting behind his attorney Mullen, and said: "In l978 I contracted with Eyring to see if they could produce cost effective machine translation.
As Bruce Wydner and Roger Weidner were condemning Bastian for his thievery he sat behind his attorney, head down and his complexion alternating between a bright red and a dull purple hue physically reflecting his obvious embarrassment and shame.
sleazereport.com /haysreport/pn/modules.php?op=modload&name=Sections&file=index&req=viewarticle&artid=26&page=1   (2201 words)

  
 ALMOST PERFECT by W. E. Peterson
Bruce was an interesting figure on the football field at 6' 2", 140 pounds, in his dark suit atop a ladder at the fifty yard line.
Bruce at the time was married, and his wife, Melanie, was expecting their second child.
Bruce worked almost every hour he was awake, even though most of his friends and relatives told him he was crazy.
www.wordplace.com /ap/ap_chap01.shtml   (4012 words)

  
 Guy Bruce talks about Bastian.
I have that in 1911 the church was moved because the railroad was going through Bastian, and George Miller had a steam engine tractor And he was the one that moved it.
Bastian Union Church was the first congregation that organized and furnished Sunday School materials to the Bland Correctional Farm.
Bruce: Now that first church was integrated, see, the colored people worshiped with the other people.
www.bland.k12.va.us /bland/rocky/guybruce.html   (3325 words)

  
 The Last Interview with Guy Bruce
Bruce died in the summer of 1997 at the age of 96.
Bastian, F. Bastian, was the superintendent of the railroad and owned it.
Bastian said, "No we don't want to name it that, we're going to name it Bruce." Father insisted.
www.bland.k12.va.us /bland/rocky/guybrucefinal.html   (2070 words)

  
 deseretnews.com | Bastian's profile low — in Utah, at least   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Bastian initially rebuffed interview requests from the Deseret Morning News, citing a number of reasons, including distrust of a newspaper owned by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Bastian and Ashton met at Brigham Young University in the late 1970s when Bastian was interim director of the Cougar Marching Band and Ashton was a computer science professor.
Bastian reluctantly allowed his name to be permanently affixed to a piece of the U. campus.
deseretnews.com /dn/view/0,1249,510034607,00.html   (2387 words)

  
 Novell Announces Resignation of Bruce Bastian from Board of Directors
Orem, UT -- November, 10, 1995 -- Novell, Inc. today announced the resignation of Bruce Bastian from the company's Board of Directors.
Bastian joined the Novell Board of Directors as a result of the 1994 acquisition of WordPerfect Corporation, which he founded with Alan Ashton in 1979.
Bastian is leaving the Novell Board of Directors to pursue other interests.
www.novell.com /news/press/archive/1995/11/pr95261.html   (112 words)

  
 Salt Lake Metro - News: Local
Bastian contributes generously to HRC because he believes in their mission, which includes defeating the Federal Marriage Amendment and supporting gay equality in national and state-level legislation.
Bastian was proud to be from a city with a gay-friendly mayor like Rocky Anderson.
Bastian believes that Utahns will one day see that gay people are not a threat.
slmetro.com /2004/1/local10.shtml   (536 words)

  
 ALMOST PERFECT by W. E. Peterson
Bruce Bastian, the Chairman of the Board, invited me to sit down in his office.
Bruce then explained that some of my responsibilities had to go to other employees, so more people could have an opportunity to make important contributions.
If Bruce and Alan did not want me running their company, I was ready to leave.
www.fitnesoft.com /AlmostPerfect/ap_0intro.shtml   (971 words)

  
 Miscellaneous Bland County, VA, Obituaries   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
In July 1936, the Rev. J.O. Ure met with the prayer meeting group at the home of Richard and Maude Colley in Bastian and organized the Bastian Church of God of which she is a charter member.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Richard Colley; a daughter, Virginia Dare Colley; a son, Cecil Colley Sr.; a grandson, Butch Adkins; a granddaughter, Carolyn Bailey; a brother, Albert Thomas; and three sisters, Martha Russ, Lydia Hackney, and Sally Jakrzewski.
He was an honorary member of both the board of Bastian Union Church and elder of the church at the time of his death.
www.obitcentral.com /obitsearch/obits/va/va-bland5.htm   (2669 words)

  
 Wivenhoe Town Football Club   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Two Bastian crosses caused panic despite Coote and Caton colliding the visitors were fortunate to escape without conceding.
Bruce slipped when trying to execute a neat turn on the edge of the box but still found Caton who shot over.
A Bastian cross caused a mega-collision between defender and goalkeeper but the referee somehow contrived to award a free kick against Coote.
www.wivenhoetownfc.co.uk /News/february04.htm   (2928 words)

  
 Money marches to imperfect tune
Yes, it all began way back in the early 1970s, when Bruce Bastian was director of the Brigham Young University marching band, and studying computer science.
In 1977, when Bastian finally got fired as marching band director because he didn't have a PhD (those Americans must take their marching bands very seriously indeed), he decided to finish his master's degree.
Messrs Bastian and Ashton didn't want their rapidly growing company to be messed up by anything like professional managers, so they brought in Bastian's brother-in-law, Pete Petersen, as office manager.
technoculture.mira.net.au /TheAge/cw290394.p5   (872 words)

  
 Blogger: Email Post to a Friend   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The company had come on board as a gala sponsor just two weeks ago, based on information that the event would be hosted at the home of WordPerfect co-founder Bruce Bastian, featuring guest speaker Tipper Gore and a performance from pop star Oleta Adams.
Bastian, a Human Rights Campaign board member, said that while losing Zions as a sponsor is unfortunate, he doesn’t understand why the company didn’t research the event before pledging its support.
Bastian said the event is poised to be a huge success and he’s not worried about the impact a major sponsor backing out at the minute will have.
www.blogger.com /email-post.g?blogID=10078097&postID=111815540053089881   (550 words)

  
 deseretnews.com | Gay-rights fund-raiser is big draw
OREM — Two men holding hands strolled through the gates of Bruce Bastian's mansion Saturday evening, ignoring a small group of angry protesters.
Indeed, awareness seemed to be the theme of the swanky dinner party, which was held on the 8-acre grounds of Bastian's estate.
General tickets went for $150, and VIP tickets, which afforded access to Bastian's home and the presence of keynote speaker Tipper Gore, sold for $300.
deseretnews.com /dn/view/0,1249,600139219,00.html   (485 words)

  
 Roger Weidner writes a letter to the US Attorney General :: The Hays Report ::   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
But Bruce Wydner, my father, is a brilliant inventor responsible for Cost-effective Machine-Translation, Natural Language Processing, Automatic Parshing, and on and on.
I would appreciate if you didn't poo-poo his fight to reclaim his lost property from Bastian and his corpo-thugs as "insane" as per your July 25 posting.
He said Bruce Wydner had contracted with Eyring to do some technical work to perfect his ability to do automatic machine translation.
johnhays.net /pnuke/modules.php?op=modload&name=News&file=article&sid=9   (3246 words)

  
 BYUCougars.com - The Power of the Wasatch
Elkington succeeded Ballou and was then replaced by Bruce Bastian, who would later be one of the founders of the WordPerfect software.
Dan Bachelder and David Blackinton followed Bastian to the baton and then passed it on to Dr. Don Peterson, who is in his 17th year leading the marching band.
Auditions for the 225-member band, made in person or by tape, begin in the spring and run through early summer.
www.byucougars.com /athletic_department/spirit/band.html   (400 words)

  
 The Daily Herald   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender advocacy group held its first-ever fund-raiser here to a sell-out crowd of 620, each of whom paid $150 to be there.
The event was held at the Orem mansion of WordPerfect co-founder and philanthropist Bruce Bastian.
At 7:30, a lavish dinner was served in an enormous outdoor tent set up for the occasion, while the crowd listened to a series of speakers.
www.harktheherald.com /print.php?sid=56708   (1018 words)

  
 world99m   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
After a long trip with "no-smoking"-signs for almost 14 hours we (Bastian and me plus Martin Falke, Domminik Probst, Lars Malcharek andf Winfried Sommerfeld and his wife Marianne) arrived at Virginia Beach around 6:00 in the evening.
Thats where i first met the british gang: Allan and Bruce, which (or is it who -i just dont know) i knew from Antwerp and then some other guy who was supposed to be World Champion by Saturday.
Bastian, Gary and Martin reaching the final 12 - thats a success for european players plus Yannik and Stuart - thats 5 out of 12 for non-american players - not to shaby.
www.trandosite.mcmail.com /world99m.htm   (1624 words)

  
 Gould Distinguished Lecture Series. About Alan C. Ashton.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
His professors opted for the music project and it was not until nine years later, in 1978, that Dr. Ashton revived his other idea and started working with Bruce Bastian on what would become the world's all-time best-selling word processing software.
Bastian founded Satellite Software International (SSI) in 1978 and changed the company's name to WordPerfect Corporation in 1982.
In 1987, the same yera that he left BYU to serve full time as president and CEO of WordPerfect Corporation, Dr. Ashton was honored by the Small Business Association of Utah as the Entrpreneur of the Year.
www.lib.utah.edu /gould/1994/author94.html   (370 words)

  
 WordPerfect - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Although the DOS and Microsoft Windows versions are best known, it has been available for a wide variety of computers and operating systems, including Mac OS, Linux, Apple II, most popular versions of Unix, VMS, Data General, System/370, AmigaOS, Atari ST, and OS/2.
WordPerfect was originally produced by Bruce Bastian and Dr. Alan Ashton who founded Satellite Software International, Inc. of Orem, Utah, which later renamed itself WordPerfect Corporation.
Originally written for Data General minicomputers, in 1982 the developers ported the program to the IBM PC as WordPerfect 2.20, continuing the version numbering of the Data General series.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/WordPerfect   (2210 words)

  
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With a PhD in Computer Science from the University of Utah, Alan taught at Brigham Young University, where he teamed up with graduate student Bruce Bastian to create a word processor program.
Bastian was the co-founder of WordPerfect Corporation, which by the 1980s was the world’s best-selling word processor.
For his thesis project for a masters in music, later changed to computer science, he wrote a computer program to assist in writing marching band productions, and realized that a computer could be used to assist in writing large bodies of text as well.
www.uita.org /halloffame/pastinductees.htm   (1306 words)

  
 OREM, UT Political Contributions by Individuals
Bastian Bruce (retired), (Zip code: 84097) $2000 to MATHESON FOR CONGRESS on 05/13/03
Bastian, Bruce W (Not employed/Retired), (Zip code: 84097) $2000 to DEAN FOR AMERICA on 02/10/03
Bastian, Bruce, (Zip code: 84097) $2000 to JOHN KERRY FOR PRESIDENT INC on 02/09/04
www.city-data.com /elec/elec-OREM-UT.html   (3184 words)

  
 PerfectScript Ramblings ... by JDan - #1-The Birth and History of PerfectScript
An employee of Eyring and a student and friend of Alan's, Bruce Bastian, proposed that Eyring use Alan's design for this contact for Orem, while allowing Alan to retain the ownership rights to the design and code.
Later that year, the City of Orem allowed Alan and Bruce, on their own time, to use its Data General computer to add new features to the program, in exchange for free updates to the program.
In the spring of 1978, while Alan and Bruce spent their nights working unpaid on WP, I attended one of Alan's computer courses at BYU, which changed my life forever.
jdan.com /perfectscript/psr_1.htm   (2908 words)

  
 History News Network
Bruce Bastian, cofounder with Alan Ashton of WordPerfect, was a music major until he wandered into Ashton's office one day.
Bastian wanted to use a computer to help automate the routines of the Brigham Young Cougars marching band, of which he was director.
Ashton, then head of the computer science department, inspired him to switch his major from music to computers.
hnn.us /readcomment.php?permalink=1&id=39316   (836 words)

  
 ITworld.com - Is Inept Competition Reason To Punish Microsoft?
WordPerfect, developed by Brigham Young University professor Alan Ashton and student Bruce Bastian, was created originally for the City of Orem, Utah's Data General computer system.
Eventually ported to DOS in the latter 1980s, the rest, as they say, is history.
Though I don't know Bastian well, Ashton is as fine a man as you'll ever meet; I have been to his home on more than one occasion.
www.itworld.com /Man/nls_siinept041111/pfindex.html   (931 words)

  
 Evelyn Mae Wendt obituary, 10/31/2002   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Evelyn was preceded in death by twin boys, her parents Frank and Anna Adams, sisters Gladys Maxwell, Mary Maxwell, Alice Lorber, Edith Boyle, and Esther Bastian.
She is survived by her husband Haward S. Wendt, son and daughter-in-law Randal and Lynn Wendt of New Auburn, Wis., daughters and sons-in-law Susan and Roy Goins of Ridgeland, Wis., Nancy and Steve Frederickson of New Ulm, Linda Wendt and special friend Gaylord Schueler of New Ulm.
Casketbearers were Roy Goins, Steve Frederickson, Jason Wendt, Jesse Wendt, Eric Frederickson, Bruce Bastian, and Gaylord Schueler.
www.herald-journal.com /obits/2002/wendt1002.html   (243 words)

  
 Press Release - University of Illinois at Springfield
She is the author of Burdens of History: British Feminists, Indian Women, and Imperial Culture, 1865-1915, which examines the involvement of British feminists in imperial reform in India.
She is also the Catherine C. and Bruce A. Bastian Professor of Global and Transnational Studies at UIUC.
The University Scholars program was inaugurated in 1985 when the University of Illinois Foundation celebrated its 50th anniversary.
www.uis.edu /pressreleases/jan05PR/01_21_05.html   (279 words)

  
 Industry News May 2000   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Audiophile cable maker Ray Kimber and WordPerfect founder Bruce Bastian formed DiAural, LLC of Ogden, Utah in 1999.
As more and more musicians are realizing the internet's potential and how they can market and sell their goods accordingly, they feel there is no need for associating themselves with major labels and the associated politics and pitfalls.
Other musicians who seem to share the same basic opinion as Courtney are the Black Crowes, Jimmy Page, Chuck D of Public Enemy, Bruce Springsteen, Prince, Don Henley, Metallica and 'N Sync to name a few.
www.enjoythemusic.com /news/0500   (3154 words)

  
 Atomic Veteran: Bruce Bastian, Operation Tumbler-Snapper, 1952   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Bruce Bastian sent us this recollection of Operation Tumbler-Snapper.
Thanks for the information on the April 22, 1952 Charlie Shot.
For use of the material found on this web site, please send us an email with your request.
www.aracnet.com /~pdxavets/bastian.htm   (258 words)

  
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Bastian and Bruce M. Taylor of the Bureau of Justice Statistics.
Lawrence A. Greenfeld provided initial editorial and statistical guidance.
Violent crime: Includes the crimes of rape, robbery, and simple and aggravated assault.
www.ojp.usdoj.gov /bjs/pub/ascii/sc.txt   (4470 words)

  
 Atomic Tests: Operation Tumbler-Snapper 1952
Bruce Thiede was an equipment operater in the US Army, Co.
Bruce Bastian waited in the trenches with a squad of Air Force, Army and Navy personnel, for Shot Charlie at Tumbler-Snapper.
Marvin "Pat" Campbell, was with the 3623 Medium Maintenance Company at Buster/Jangle and Tumbler/Snapper.
www.aracnet.com /~pdxavets/tumbler.htm   (230 words)

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