"I tell jokes nobody can even get near, jokes about error correction, jokes that have never been told before," he says. "My big thing was physics. So I tell jokes about pi mesons [subatomic particles]."
McMillan is one of a small band of high-tech comedians - others include Wayne Cotter and Dan St. Paul - who use their knowledge of IT to delve into the lighter side of technology. McMillan, with a master's degree in engineering from Stanford University and a rŽsumŽ that includes Bell Labs and VLSI Technology, certainly has the tech credentials.