Hiring companies: if you want it written in X, ask for it to be written in X

Posted Leave a commentPosted in life, linux, system administration, technology, web development

I recently took an online AbillityScreen through TrueAbility for a remote position, and one of the tasks was to program some generic automation scripts to do various file operations and so on. In the description, it stated to complete the task in whatever language you wanted as long as it worked.  I set about doing […]

Travel disaster

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I had this post all written up and lost it all by absent mindedly upgrading WordPress at the same time. Which, on a side note, I’m very happy with. The automatic update seems to work pretty well now, along with updating the plugins I have installed. The process was flawless. So anyway, this is supposed […]

Les Paul : 1915 – 2009

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It’s not technique — it’s what you have to say. I got the mumps. They threw me in a crib so I wouldn’t roll out onto the floor. And there’s a big bay window in my house, and that window stayed perfectly still until that train started to chug. At a certain speed, I could […]

Time for some clean up around here.

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There’s too much emo crap on my blog. Moping around on the internet is so incredibly lame, what the hell. UPDATE: I’ve had the urge to write about a certain someone quite a bit … but luckily I’ve been able to control that. Writing on is definitely cathartic, and thus beneficial, but sometimes I look […]