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I wish...
By the way, if you people haven't, check out XKCD. Lots of linux-related jokes.
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A $9 computer running Debian.... excellent! 👍 ☺
Next Thing Co. is raising funds for CHIP - The World's First Nine Dollar Computer on Kickstarter! Built for work, play, and everything in between! \(•◡•)/
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AWS lands on Dutch soil - get local services, events & support! http://oak.ctx.ly/r/2uah1 
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OK Installing Windows 10 Tech Preview. at 4% lets see how we go.
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AWS named as a "Leader" in the Gartner Public Cloud IaaS Magic Quadrant report. Read the full report! http://oak.ctx.li/r/31ebx
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"I now agree the coastal road near Cape Town is one of the most beautiful drives in the world." – Time Travel Turtle
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It is the overwhelming market share leader, with over 10 times more cloud IaaS compute capacity in use than the aggregate total of the other 14 providers in this Magic Quadrant.
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AWS is looking for Technical Account Managers. Leading the world in cloud technology isn’t enough for AWS — we also provide world-class support for those groundbreaking technologies. Every day, AWS TAMs work with some of the best and brightest engineers and business folks around the globe — solving never-before-seen challenges, scaling services to astronomical proportions, driving innovation, and generally keeping our beloved websites and busines...
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Since Throwback Thursday is a thing... The ZX Spectrum replica keyboard appeals deeply to my nostalgic side. http://ow.ly/KwsHG
The ZX Spectrum is one of the best-selling computers of all time: a British-made, 8-bit machine that shifted around 5 million units across Europe after its launch in 1982. It's one of the few...
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Snr. Cloud Support Engineer
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Open Source Software, Linux
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  • Amazon Web Services, Inc.
    Cloud Support Engineer, 2013 - present
  • E-Tech Uganda Ltd
    IT Consultant, 2013
  • Hothouse Creations
    IT Manager, 1998 - 2003
  • Britannia Zinc Limited
    Junior IT Gumby, 1998 - 1998
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Cloud Support Engineer at Amazon Web Services, Dad and gamer.
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Kinect Star Wars: Girly Vader
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The consequences of a disturbing lack of faith are shown in this video for Kinect Star Wars (T), coming soon to Xbox 360!