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Eric Giguere
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Programmer, Writer, Composer, Human
Programmer, Writer, Composer, Human

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Stanford vs Arizona - it's a fun game!
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Lakers vs OKC... Should be a fun game!
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Want to learn about Git? Here's a great free resource...

I'm exploring ebook writing at the moment and since ebooks are really just HTML & CSS files it makes a lot of sense to use a source control system to track the changes to those files. After doing some research, I decided that Git would be the best choice because I could use it to manage a local directory that was easily cloned into cloud storage (DropBox, Google Drive) for backup and remote access purposes. I've used git before, but it's been a while and I can't say I took the time to learn about its proper use before. Luckily, the Git project has a great book -- Pro Git -- available online for free that explains it all in detail. Start here if you want to learn about Git!

EDIT: After doing some more research, it looks like people are recommending that you use a service like BitBucket to store private repositories and to not use DropBox in particular because it can lose files and there are interesting issues that arise with conflicts.... seems like good advice!

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OK, maybe I should have taken the net down....
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It's amazing how something so beautiful can be so dangerous. Tree limbs are falling everywhere... Nothing we can do until it melts.
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Ice Storm Dec 23 2013
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Read my interview about what it's like to work at Google....

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If I was starting out today, I'd do it differently. Don't be a loser like me!

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Check this out if you ever plan on visiting Edmonton, Alberta (in Canada) and want a tour (in French or English) from a friendly local (my father).

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Tonight I'm premiering a new site. Find out what NBA player Derrick Rose and my dog have in common!
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