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Michael Holley
Works at VitalSource Technologies
Attended Utah Valley University
Lives in Nashville, TN
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Week one of season 10 of Writing Excuses asks, “Seriously, where do you get your ideas?” The team at Writing Excuses begins this season with the very basics of writing stories, ideas. In this episode they talk about how to recognize good ideas and how to…
Week one of season 10 of Writing Excuses asks, “Seriously, where do you get your ideas?” The team at Writing Excuses begins this season with the very basics of writing stories, ideas. I…
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For the past several years I’ve managed all of my writing with the program Scrivener, I’ve even written about [it] a [few] [times]. I used Scrivener to manage all of my writing, from novels to college notes. But as the years passed I changed, how I wrote…
For the past several years I’ve managed all of my writing with the program Scrivener, I’ve even written about [it] a [few] [times]. I used Scrivener to manage all of my writing, from novels to coll…
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The following is an article I wrote for DigitalOcean, then discovered they already had a Gitolite one and didn’t need mine. Oops! Introduction Git is a FOSS (Free & Open Source Software) distributed version control system. It was designed to be simple and…
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When I first started playing with Git I setup my own Git repo using a pretty simple Git server called gitolite. For a command line only, SSH authenticated Git server, it’s a great solution. If you need public repos, HTTP access, the ability to do pull…
When I first started playing with Git I setup my own Git repo using a pretty simple Git server called gitolite. For a command line only, SSH authenticated Git server, it's a great solution. If you ...
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For years I’ve used the built in Terminal app that comes along with a Mac whenever I needed to dig into the under belly of my computer or SSH into my Linux servers. It worked great. I later found Visor which made the Terminal window slide down similar to…
For years I've used the built in Terminal app that comes along with a Mac whenever I needed to dig into the under belly of my computer or SSH into my Linux servers. It worked great. I later found V...
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I'd get fish just to have this tank.
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In January of 2015 the group behind The Writing Excuses podcast decided to change up how they wanted to do their podcast for their 10th season (starting in Jan 2015). Instead of just having interviews, Q&As, and panel like discussions—as they’ve done in…
In January of 2015 the group behind The Writing Excuses podcast decided to change up how they wanted to do their podcast for their 10th season (starting in Jan 2015). Instead of just having intervi…
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For some time I’ve been maintaining a couple of blogs. This one, tech focused, and a fiction writing blog (adamberry.us). I’ve decided that the split brain was a pain to deal with. So instead all my thoughts are coming here to reside. This means…
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On OS X, since 10.8 I believe, if you launch  an app that hasn’t been signed with a cryptographic key, OS X will give you an alert stating that the app doesn’t come from a trusted source and it won’t let you launch the app. To override the…
On OS X, since 10.8 I believe, if you launch  an app that hasn't been signed with a cryptographic key, OS X will give you an alert stating that the app doesn't come from a trusted source and it won...
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Wow, just wow.
 
The Gmail leak reveals the scary truth about your passwords [spoiler: you need to make them stronger]:

http://blog.lastpass.com/2014/09/the-scary-truth-about-your-passwords.html
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So… This blog post has nothing to do with systems administration. It could be related to what SysAdmins do on their free time, since now that we automate everything we have free time? Maybe not… ;-) When I do have free time my wife and I use to play…
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Linux System Admin & Author
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Understanding complex ideas and conveying them in simple manner, learning quickly, working efficently, good at listening to others and understanding their point of view.
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  • VitalSource Technologies
    Linux Systems Administrator, 2013 - present
  • iostudio
    Linux Systems Administrator, 2012 - 2013
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Nashville, TN
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Provo, Utah
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A Creative Geek
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I've worked in the IT industry for over 15 years, have a degree in Information Systems, and in my spare time I write Sci-Fi novels. Outside of work and play, central to my life is my God, my wife, and my kids.

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Graduated college after having three kids... working full time... over 10 years.
Education
  • Utah Valley University
    Information Systems, 2007 - 2012
    Areas of Focus: 1. Network & Security Administration 2. Server Administration 3. IT Project Management 4. Software Development
  • Brigham Young University
    Information Systems, 2005 - 2007
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