Category Archives: Chronological

Happy Birthday to Collier Technologies LLC!

Five years ago today, Hannah and I completed all of the forms necessary to stand up our LLC. Okay, alright. Our registered agent actually did all of the hard work. Thanks and happy birthday to you too, Molly!

Posted in 2014, C.J. Insider, colliertech, washington, work | Leave a comment

Long Term Stable – 2014.04 @ 20141204T080801

It’s been one of those nights: cjac@ubuntu0:/data/apps/prod$ sudo apt-get upgrade Reading package lists… Done Building dependency tree Reading state information… Done Calculating upgrade… Done 0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 0 not upgraded. cjac@ubuntu0:/data/apps/prod$ sudo apt-get dist-upgrade … Continue reading

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Gotta’ get ‘em all.

And now I have them all. Maybe I can reduce the load on my wan pipe by setting up a mirror for the island.

Posted in bittorrent, C.J. Insider, colliertech, debian, Free Software, government, gtk+, gtk+ 3.0, gtkglarea, gtkglarea-sharp, linux, mono, network saturation, Networking, opengl, perl, quake3, rate limiting, storage, Unix, washington, wheezy, winter | Leave a comment

I miss you. Please come back?

… Creating var directory ‘/usr/src/git/debian/pkg-mariadb/builddir/mysql-test/var’… Checking supported features… MariaDB Version 5.5.32-MariaDB-1 Installing system database… – SSL connections supported Collecting tests… Using server port 42388 ============================================================================== TEST RESULT TIME (ms) or COMMENT ————————————————————————– worker[1] Using MTR_BUILD_THREAD 300, with reserved ports 16000..16019 … Continue reading

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Power blip in Tukwila – everything’s okay.

There’s been a lot of weather here in Seattle this week. It looks like the Tukwila DC’s power blipped this morning. It gave me an excuse to update some configs on a few of the OpenVPN endpoints, re-configure some of … Continue reading

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Bitcoin WoT using PGP/SKS

There was recently a post to the sks list prompting discussion regarding the use of PGP and SKS as a distributed web of trust for an alternative currency system called “Bitcoin.” This reminds me of a project I worked on … Continue reading

Posted in 2003, C.J. Insider, cryptography, finance, Free Software, pgp, politics, security, washington | Tagged | Leave a comment

Taking a position at F5

Hello readers, I recently finished a contract with Liquid Web helping them to build their cloud computing system. The next adventure will be with F5 as a Product Management Engineer. I’ve been hearing good things about F5 hardware since 2000 … Continue reading

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Running a console cable to the radio

So, I’m attaching a radio to the chimney. I don’t want to have to bring it down every time I need to flash the firmware, so I’m also running an rs-232 cable up to it along with the PoE data/power … Continue reading

Posted in amateur, colliertech, ewn, feds, government, Hardware, Networking, performance, proliant, security, sun, weather, winter, wireless | Tagged | 2 Comments

Man, that sucks

I’ve dropped from a google pagerank of 7 to 5. I need to be more interesting, it seems. So, things… Unit testing with Perl is fun. You should all take a look at petdance‘s WWW::Mechanize and Test::WWW::Mechanize. If one were … Continue reading

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A (round-about) story about Jeffry P. Bezos

The following is what i wrote on “43people.com” about the boss. I thought it was worth keeping in my own archives, since it’s actually a story about my life as it pertains to Mr. Bezos. Back a few years ago, … Continue reading

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