Simon Travaglia

Updated: 05/02/2021 by Computer Hope
Simon Travaglia

Name: Simon Paul Travaglia

Born: November 1964, in Hamilton, New Zealand

Computer-related contributions

  • Author of BOFH (the Bastard Operator from Hell), the long-running series about a rogue sysadmin.
  • Former analyst and programmer with the Information and Technology Services Department of the University of Waikato.

Significant publications

  • The Bastard Operator Omnibus. Book 2 2004-2010 (2011).


"It ain't the picture and it ain't the camera - it's the operator."

"Don't borrow someone else's spectacles to view yourself with."