At any rate, it sounds like this guy needs to smother this one little bad brief mention from years ago with a ton of really good, awesome stuff. What exactly are you doing now? Nothing? Is a law enforcement interview really the most exciting and noteworthy thing you've done in the last few years?
That's hardly fair - in the 90's, I wrote the code for what, as far as I could tell, was the first "forum title control panel" (a way to set up a table for custom titles for individual usernames) that ever existed. Despite that code showing up all over the world in what was for several years the most popular forum software on the internet, it's WAY less "newsworthy" than a publicised LEO interview over a system intrusion. Hell, I couldn't find my own example in Google's index just now.
"It's the first time anywhere in the world that a system has been authorised and confirmed for the safe operation of phones and BlackBerry-type devices on aircraft.
Writing software is more fun than working.