April 30, 2011

an IPhone, the experiment

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For the last six months, I have been an IPhone user.  Yes, yes I know, anyone who knows me is saying “what? the Linux guy turning into an apple fanboi?”  Not quite,  the phone is a company phone.  The phone is a black IPhone 4G.  I must admit, it was a pretty cool phone.  I […]

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April 20, 2011

anyone have a career compass?

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Now as anyone who has read the earlier posts to this blog, I am in the process of seeking new employment.  Part of this whole ordeal has required me to re-evaluate what direction I would like to focus my career on.  I’ve worked in Big Business, I’ve taken my stab at startups, and have had […]

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April 13, 2011

In(out)-laws

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We have just survived another visit. I have the pleasure of “receiving” my father-in-law every year. I use the word visit very very loosely.  I don’t want to over generalize, but most people seem to complain about their in-laws in some way or another, they meddle too much, they try to control, etc.  Mine is […]

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April 8, 2011

Securing an FTP server on Ubuntu

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As some of you might notice i setup a new blog recently, and with that, the most important thing needs to be dealt with, backups.  My blog is running WordPress, and i used one of the numerous backup plugins from the repository.  One of those options for backup is FTP of the files.  I like […]

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April 2, 2011

Getting back into shape

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Now as most people in my situation, three young kids under the age of five, IT job, home renovations, keeping fit hasn’t always been number one on the priority list, and I am no longer in the shape i once was. Being in IT, means long hours in front of a computer screen, followed by […]

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April 1, 2011

Sir Irisch Moos Shaving Soap

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Recently, well a couple months ago really, I started getting into more, shall we say traditional, shaving techniques.  I had been suffering for years from razor burn, razor bumps, and an overall poor shave, to the point, I dreaded shaving.  I would go a couple days without shaving on purpose, actually to be honest, I […]

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