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Matt Thrailkill
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Alan Kay recently gave his 1970's Xerox Alto to Y Combinator and I'm helping with the restoration of this legendary system. The Alto was the first computer designed around a graphical user interface and introduced Ethernet an...
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The Disciplined Pursuit of LessLike This? Want more summaries? Help me afford new books by using this link if you choose to purchase the book. ¶ These are…
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It is morning. You are slow-rolling off the exit ramp, nearing the end of the long-ass commute from your suburban enclav…
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TL;DR: The glibc DNS bug (CVE-2015-7547) is unusually bad. Even Shellshock and Heartbleed tended to affect things we knew were on the network and knew we had to defend. This affects a universall...
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I like doing things alone—eating dinner, playing games, seeing movies—but for some, the idea seems depressing, sad, or only for people with no one to be with. That’s nonsense. Doing things alone develops self-sufficiency, gives you time for honest reflection, and, forces you to learn to like yourself a little—or at least figure out why you don’t.
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Behavioral Economics is a relatively new field that is attempting to understand humans in the way you describe. I think psychology, sociology, and (behavioral) economics straddle the STEM/non-STEM lines pretty well.

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I was reading the release notes for OpenBSD 5.9 and I saw this system call with a name that caught my eye.
Show named manual page. All Sections, 1 - General Commands, 2 - System Calls, 3 - Library Functions, 3p - Perl Library, 4 - Device Drivers, 5 - File Formats, 6 - Games, 7 - Miscellaneous Information, 8 - System Manager's Manual, 9 - Kernel Developer's Manual. All Architectures, amd64, alpha ...
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That's sweet!  Closest I can come is an AIX command: http://www.ibm.com/support/knowledgecenter/ssw_aix_61/com.ibm.aix.cmds5/smitty.htm

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I grew up playing chess. It taught me a lot of great lessons about competition — and a lot of wrong lessons about life.
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From WWII, through the leftwing rebellions of the 80s, to the squats of Berlin, the CCC is a hacking conference built on politics. And volunteers.
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Education
  • UC Santa Cruz
  • San Joaquin Delta Community College
  • Modesto High School
Work
Occupation
Site Reliability Engineer
Employment
  • Google
    Site Reliability Engineer, 2009 - present
  • Got.net
  • AT&T
  • Pac-west Telecomm
  • Computer Doctor
  • Diamondminds Conquest and Retention
  • Total Quality Sales
  • Blinc Information Systems
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  • Goat Simulator MMO Simulator
  • FINAL FANTASY VI
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