i am a technology enthusiast, that is analytical and organized. i use gnu/linux, and opensource or freeware for just about everything. "due to monopoletic reasons, i am forced to game from windows, reason(direct X)". studying since the mid to late 90's: operating systems, user interface flow, scripting, code styles, electronics of all types, system optimization methods both windows and linux. studying since 2000: how linux works, linux administration, linux engineering, secure practices this website is an example of my work in secure code methods, optimization, and embedded design. in total this site uses 15watts with 12 hours of battery backed uptime. in free time i am studying these programming languages and technologies: C, eC, pike, lua, nimrod, julia i am reasonably fluent in: iptables, php, xhtml, css, bash, make, sed/awk, gambas2, VB6, autoitv3, batch files, vbscript future studies: OpenCL, OpenMP, parallel programming, clustering methods, shared work load distribution, BSD's pf My Ebay Profile Page My Twitter Feed my amazon.com wishlist My Ebay Wishlistheres a screenshot of my desktop:
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Bike Check: 24" shadow limited frame.(300 made), Tioga PowerBlock Tires, trimmed bars (1" a side), gears: 36 Snafu front, 12 and 13 rear cogs on hazard lite rear hub, sealed Odyssey Cielencki Magnesium Trail Mix pedals on 180mm Redline monster cranks.
my book shelf:
qoutes below that i like:
"We act as though comfort and luxury were the chief requirements of life, when all that we need to make us happy is something to be enthusiastic about." -Einstein "They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety." -Benjamin Franklin "The further a society drifts from truth, the more it will hate those that speak it." -George Orwell "I signed this measure with a deep sense of pride that the United States is an open society in which the people's right to know is cherished and gaurded." -Lyndon B. Johnson, signing the Freedom of Information Act. "Discoveries made during the last hundred years have shown that liberalism is the best system to improve a country's well being." -Marc Forne Molne "Iron sharpens iron; scholar, the scholar." -William Drummond (Scottish notable poet, 1585-1649) "He that will not reason is a bigot; he that cannot reason is a fool; he that dares not reason is a slave." -William Drummond (Scottish notable poet, 1585-1649) "It's interesting that when economic times were the hardest, that's when many people embraced liberalism." -Oliver Stone "The higher the voice the smaller the intellect." -Ernest Newman