From March, 2015

Projekt Vagabond Isn’t Dead. I Swear.

I’m starting to get back to a point where I can start working on this thing again and it’s like flipping through a kindergarten yearbook. Every now and then I’ll find something that makes me think I had a stroke of genius. Other times it’s like seeing a photo of that one kid you hated more than bees. Like you’d prefer taking nails hammered into your ears than listen to that twat for a single second more than you had to. Tonight I had more of the latter instead of the former. This thing has taken several forms starting out…

Never Underestimate the Role of the Sysadmin

The past few weeks have been a rather interesting adventure in my technology career. Not only has it been a eye-opening experience but it’s been a humbling one as well. Ever since I started eleven years ago when I chose IT as a profession, I’ve been one of the following at any point in time: Software Engineer (I still actively participate in this) Tech Support Monkey Cog-in-the-Machine Glorified Maintenance Guy Consultant Independent Contractor Evangelist Public Speaker (Still do this and want to do more) These days, I’m getting the unadulterated taste of what it’s like to be a manager/system administrator/network…