Q: Are you the Mathew Ingram who makes wood furniture or the one who flies planes?
A: No. I don't make furniture (I do use it though), and the only planes I fly are made out of paper. But my father was a pilot.

Q: So what do you do then?
A: I'm a technology writer and blogger with the Globe and Mail, a national daily newspaper based in Toronto.

Q: How long have you worked there?
A: I've been at the Globe since 1994. Before that I worked for the Financial Times of Canada, and before that I worked at a magazine in Edmonton called Alberta Report.

Q: How long have you been writing about technology?
A: Since 1991, but I've also written about the oil and gas industry for the Globe, and about the stock market. I started writing online when globeandmail.com went live in 2000.

Q: What do you do when you're not working?
A: I write a blog about Web-related issues and anything else that interests me. I also take pictures, play the guitar and generally enjoy life with my wife Rebecca and my daughters Caitlin, Meaghan and Zoe.

Q: Where and when were you born?
A: Zweibrucken, Germany in 1962.

Q: What's the answer to life, the universe and everything?
A: That's easy. It's 42.
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