Category Archives: System Administration

(Re)Enter the Matrix

Hello. It’s been a while. After moving from Calgary to Lethbridge last April, I was more than a bit preoccupied with everything that followed on from that. This included getting a new server to replace the very long in the … Continue reading

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Hacking the Gibson

Hacking The Gibson http://t.co/Efu5peEVzH — Trever Miller (@etrever) July 15, 2013

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Why tech companies tend to be more profitable

There is a growing body of research that shows that companies that limit their high-low wage ratios and distribute generous option plans consistently outperform more traditional, inegalitarian firms. Companies that flatten hierarchies and distribute rewards more fairly are actually more … Continue reading

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Firewall

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Nostalgia

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Modern Luddites

No matter how hard you might try, there will always be people who insist on doing processes by hand, resisting automation. Modern Luddites.

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Career is a dirty word

“Career” sounds like a dirty word to many of us. It has a corporate, sleazy, back stabbing connotation. When I hear it, I picture a cliché stock photography of a bunch of smiling people wearing 80’s suits. Engineers suck at … Continue reading

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