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Shawn Powers
Works at Linux Journal
Attended Michigan Technological University
Lives in Indian River, MI 49749
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Full Time CBT Trainer, Editor for Linux Journal
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  • Linux Journal
    Associate Editor, 2007 - present
  • CBT Nuggets
    Trainer, 2009 - present
  • Cornerstone University
    Assistant Director of Database Services, 2012 - 2013
  • Inland Lakes Schoools
    Technology Director, 2000 - 2012
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Indian River, MI 49749
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I'm a dad, a husband, a writer, a trainer, a guitar player, a sysadmin, a tea lover, a coffee drinker, and losing my hair. Probably other stuff too.
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  • Michigan Technological University
    Electrical Engineering, 1993 - 1995
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July 19
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Trunkboy (long story)
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Shawn Power shares how being a Linux pro can boost your professional life.Continue reading
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But based on skin tone, my liver failed... :)
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I’ve had asthma most of my life. When I was younger, the doctor never diagnosed it, so unfortunately my lungs are full of scar tissue from a childhood full of wheezing and gasping. (My mom feels really bad about this, BTW, but it’s not even a little bit…
I've had asthma most of my life. When I was younger, the doctor never diagnosed it, so unfortunately my lungs are full of scar tissue from a childhood full of wheezing and gasping. (My mom feels re...
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I've also had it my entire life. My protocol is 15 minutes before exercise and then again immediately before. It helps, when I actually remember...
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While driving, my audiobook is interrupted by a phone call from my wife. (All hands free, for those concerned) ————- Donna: Twitter doesn’t give me enough characters to write the school’s entire name in the “Full Name” field when I … Continue reading →
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Don't worry, you're in good company.
The auto mechanic's wife's car is always the first to breakdown.
The handyman's wife is the last to get her project done.
Why should we computer sysadmins be different?
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>> @ntalbott: @shawnp0wers you mean Hand Egg? http://j.mp/1dHveVu
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While the neighborhood is pretty rough, and half the houses in the area are burned and gone, the house I grew up in is still standing. Google Maps is a pretty cool thing. :)
While the neighborhood is pretty rough, and half the houses in the area are burned and gone, the house I grew up in is still standing. Google Maps is a pretty cool thing. :)
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I love the new monthly intro videos, it's been so long since we've done video!
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“The curse of brilliance is knowing you’re not.” -Anonymous
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Can anyone identify this bird? I can't figure it out. It's the size of a Blue Jay, and keeps coming back to the Black Oil Sunflower Seeds. It has the color scheme of a woodpecker, but I can't figure out what it is! (More pics here: http://www.flickr.com/photos/42922748@N00/sets/72157640379940906)
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early for it but kind of looks like a Rose Breasted Grosbeak also but they usually don;t get up to you till April May  But  think you are right  Red-headed Woodpecker
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Today has been an incredibly productive day. Of course, I started "today" at 9PM last night, but still, not bad for a Monday. :)
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I appreciate the comment -- G+ is a different beast. The cross posting sorta sucks too, images are weird links, etc.
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