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  • Practice what you preach

    August 25, 2016

    When I first joined EMC (Over two months ago! wow…), I have to say I was honestly irritated with the “buy vs build” argument. Yeah VCE and tightly designed systems are awesome and all, but that’s not for me – I know how to put this stuff together, why do I need you?  As a […]

  • Transformation

    August 7, 2016

    June 23, 2016 started my career with EMC as an Enterprise Core SE. I’ve never done anything sales related before in my life unless you count selling candy bars for school fundraisers, but let’s be honest – that doesn’t count at all. What attracted me to EMC was the culture and the sheer innovation in […]

  • Success is not final failure is not fatal

    April 28, 2015

    Success is not final, failure is not fatal Winston Churchill

  • To Git or Not to Git

    October 8, 2012

    tldr; you should probably git Since I started using git and now GitHub in September, I have to say it is quite life changing. I’ve created a few repositories that I use for some configuration items and I found that it really allows me to tinker with my system and other things much easier. Previously […]

  • Code or something like it

    September 14, 2012

    I’ve been using PowerShell quite a bit in the past few months for various tasks, such as mass Storage vMotion, snapshot reporting as well as some other tasks and have found it to be invaluable and I learn more every day. It reminds me of AppleScript, but much more useful. Since nearly everything MS related […]

  • #! Testing

    August 29, 2012

    I just installed the latest testing version of Crunchbang (crunchbang-11-20120806-amd64) and the first thing that came to mind is polished. On my Thinkpad T61, this is considerably faster than the previous version. As far as customizations, I had to move the tint2 bar down to the bottom, kill any compositing (just not for me) upgrade […]

  • After a 3 year love affair with Nokia…

    August 17, 2012

    After a 3 year love affair with Nokia (read: Symbian and Maemo) I’m back to Android – more specifically Cyanogenmod 9. My much loved N900 and N8 are collecting dust.

  • Happy Birthday Debian!

    August 16, 2012

    Happy birthday Debian! I’ve been using Debian for nearly 5 years and haven’t looked back.

  • RE:

    August 13, 2012

    RE: Have you heard of (insert blog engine here) and RSS? Seems pretty open to me…

  • There’s nothing as permanent as a temporary solution

    August 12, 2012

    There’s nothing as permanent as a temporary solution. I forget

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