In 2005 I was a sysadmin at the IceCube Neutrino Observatory headquarters in Madison, Wisconsin. Biggest project I worked on was porting RS 485 serial drivers from a legacy unix system to Linux 2.6 and setting up the HP rack servers which we then shipped down to the pole from New Zealand on a C-130 Hercules. Also, I built a data visualization system in python+django which ran over a 1km-long DSL network between the drilling site and the south pole base. Never got to down there myself (my FTE boss did), but it was a fun project for a student and looks good on the resume and all. Did I mention SSH connections over satellite to Antarctica are pretty slow?
Actually, clearly X0 came first.
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Brilliant. Damn. It's been 4 years since I signed in to comment here, but I had to give you props for that.
I'm not one to blog or keep journals or diaries, so I've decided I may as well use this service to store witty quotes, links, and other miscelanea:
UPDATE: I've settled on del.icio.us to store links, it's a pretty good system.
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Cheer Up! Things are getting worse at a slower rate.
Life's a bitch, and life's got lots of sisters.
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