Recent blog entries for npsimons

I finally got a job working at the China Lake in Ridgecrest, California. While it's not strictly open source, it will pay the bills.

Recently, I read the article on SourceForge drifting. I made me think that maybe I could use my webserver to start up a hosting site for free software projects. Couple of problems though: I don't have a lot of disk space for it, and I don't have a lot of bandwidth for it. Still, it's something to think about, now that I won't be doing consulting full-time. I feel like my webserver is being wasted just sitting there and not being used for anything in particular.

Ho-hum, another boring day working on AppGen programs. In case you don't know what AppGen is, it's a fourth generation business "development environment" that brings to my mind a vision of the bastard offspring of VisualBasic and COBOL. I wish was working on Linux kernels again. Fortunately, not one, but TWO kernel hacking jobs have presented themselves for my consideration. Only thing is that they are both out of state (not surprising, considering this hell-hole). But, the bills are piling up fast, and I'm out of contracts (except for this nightmarish AppGen one). So, I think it may be time to reconsider my options. I think it might also be time to consider lunch. I'm hungry.

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