What skills does Michael possess that were valuable in your work?
Michael is an excellent communicator. He is thorough in explaining challenging concepts, which was a great benefit when he was voluntarily assisting me with my implementation of his TiddlyWiki Thesaurus. He also readily listened to my suggestions and concerns regarding the project and helped me modify the tool to better fit my needs.
Were there any particular activities or tasks where Michael excelled?
Michael strove to thoroughly understand tasks set before him and the inherent problems that he may encounter on the road to the solution. This complete understanding of the issues he faced allowed him to masterfully deal with many of them before they ever surfaced. As a result, his development efforts were consistently thorough and robust.