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Michael Lucas
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Reminder: semibug.org tonight. Nick Holland on incremental rsync.
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For the first Tilted Windmill Press tech books, I elected to create covers from photographs. Some went over well, some less so. For the FreeBSD Mastery books, I persuaded Eddie Sharam to create parodies of classic art. It’s far more expensive than photos,…
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Back around 1992 (or so), I published a role-playing game called Gatecrasher. This was back in the day when RPGs were on paper, and used all sorts of weird dice. In retrospect, Gatecrasher was a triumph of vision over skill. The main design goal was “use…
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Holy crap. I didn't connect that with you. I'd post a pic of my copy here, but G+ won't let me. I'll post it in a sec. Next time I see you you must sign it.
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I need to write better books. More of them. And faster.
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Crime does pay! I need to be a writer!
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I’ll be in Scottsdale, Arizona, for a few days on family business. Readers, fans, and detractors are welcome to join me Friday 15 July 2016, 6PM, at Frank & Lupe’s Old Mexico. And yes, there’s a gelato shop within walking distance. Several, actually. I’m…
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Gelato within walking distance. Several. Yeah, right. ;-)
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Pondering "PAM Mastery" cover. American Gothic, with Beastie & Tux?
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How about part of Bosch's Triptych of the Temptation of St. Anthony, with Tux as the skating penguin, and Tux as the figure under the bridge? From your description, PAM sounds quite hellish......
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The "PAM Mastery" cover makes me squee. Doing a reveal tomorrow, but here's a hint...
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Pretty sure it's Howard the Duck.
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On 12-14 August, I’ll be in Troy, Michigan, at the first ever Rust City Book Con. Actually, I’ll be there on the evening of the 11th, hanging out in the bar and practicing my socialization. (“Smile. You know, retract your lips to expose your teeth. No,…
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Tonight: Josh Grosse on what becomes of you when you port to #OpenBSD.

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My long-dreaded PAM book now exists as a complete first draft. I’m sorry. I’ve somehow persuaded Dag-Erling Smørgrav, author of OpenPAM, to do a technical review. DES knows PAM, to his eternal regret, but I really could use more people to review the…
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One week from tonight: Josh Grosse on #OpenBSD ports. Altair Engineering, Troy MI, 7PM. semibug.org.
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Author, Speaker, Instructor
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40 years in writing. 20 years in systems & network administration. Intermittent instructor
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Michael W Lucas, Michael W Lucas Jr
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Best-selling author. Martial arts. Pet rats. Hot & cold running insolence.
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Author of books "SSH Mastery," "Absolute BSD," "Absolute OpenBSD," "PGP & GPG," "Cisco Routers for the Desperate," "Absolute FreeBSD," "Network Flow Analysis," "Networking for Systems Administrators," and assorted other work.
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Detroit, MI