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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!

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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.

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Vacation Tasks

So, I’m taking vacation this week and next. Here’s a (partial) list of tasks that are left to do: Visit BC for NANOG 55 Work with Threshold Communications to verify interop is working as well as it seems to be … Continue reading

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Dear fellows of the SJCARS

I’ve got a project I could use some help with.  If you’ve got some tuits to spare, I’d love to talk with you about the plan.  Perhaps I’ll post something to the blog… [edit 20120212T2025] blogged. http://sjcars.org/blog/2012/02/12/hardware-what-wants-deploying [Edit 20120213T0026]

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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

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Business Birthday

Today is Collier Technologies, LLC’s second birthday. The company’s been around under one name or another since about 2002 or so, initially as a sole proprietorship. Woot, and all that.

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SJCARS blog

The San Juan County Amateur Radio Society (SJCARS) has created a blog. I’m excited. http://sjcars.wordpress.com/

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Everett Wireless first station

I’m putting together the first station for the Everett Wireless Network. To the right is a picture of the radio I will eventually put on our roof. I plan to attach an omni to the pole and drill another couple … Continue reading

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Taking a job at MS

So… next week, I start a contract with Microsoft in Redmond. I’ll be working on what seems like a fun project. I’ve enjoyed working at CarDomain for the last four months. Fun projects, a cohesive group, neat technology. I’m mostly … 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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