Looking for work again

So, my contract with WordStream has ended, and I am now in the ranks of the unemployed. If you know of any programming or system administration positions you could point me to, that would be greatly appreciated!

My resume is linked over on the right side of this page. Feel …

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Be Careful Who You Prank

I had this conversation this morning via a random AOL IM sent to me:

(10:09:04) AtypicalCoho: If you respond with an away message containing a phone number, I will laugh… then rickroll you by phone. (10:10:08) Me: I am not available. If you need to contact …

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Get a better one

Last January, coming home from my Boston trip, I was sitting in Chicago O’Hare aiport, desperately searching for free wifi, when I looked at my kernel log messages. But, what to my frustrated eyes should appear, than another example of the humor of Open Source developers, specifically, the developers …

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Building Python Eggs with C Extensions on Windows

I recently had the task of building Python Eggs on Windows that had C extensions. I did the usual googling, and found a few HOWTOs, but nothing I could find was very concise and straightforward. So, I present to you a very concise, very straightforward guide.

Setting up the Build …

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A near (computer) death experience

It’s amazing the things that can cause a lump in your throat. Say, for instance, your computer not booting.

Tonight I was trouble-shooting a trackball I thought to be dead, and I went to plug it in to a USB port on the front of my work computer. I …

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Starting up at a Startup

After being out of full-time work for 17 business days, I’m starting up a full time job! I’m going to be doing, as I have been for the past 2.5 years, programming and system administration. My title is still in flux, but my duties will be a …

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