Sysadmin & Geek Culture

Thefluffyadmin on April 16th, 2009

I see Jem beat me to the punch, so I’d better post fast to minimize damage. I am a friend of Jemimus and I am also a (somewhat) fluffy admin. When Jemimus moved his tech blog from geekswithblogs and moved them to a wordpress install on my Linux box we kicked some ideas around, which […]

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Jemimus on April 16th, 2009

I have my first guest blogger on this blog! My good buddy Greftek! He works for a Dutch internet company as a consultant, and his expertise covers such topics as Linux, Linux, and the color purple! He shall shortly introduce himself, but I thought I would start with the most professional picture I could find […]

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Thefluffyadmin on April 10th, 2009

This is basicly a report of something the Phasor Burn blog linked to. Very nice blog btw, and he linked to my related rant on there, thank you for that 🙂 The original is from an alt.sysadmin.recovery post from ’99 by Mike Sphar, and it deserves reprinting: I am hired because I know what I […]

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So not long after I complained that there where so few System Administerors on the social media scene, Friendfeed introduces “Rooms” and immediately Adnan takes the initiative and makes a Sysadmin Room. The uptake was pretty damn fast, probably partly due to Adnans blog being part of the Planetsysadmin collective. (why am I not on there […]

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Thefluffyadmin on May 11th, 2008

So I have been trying to find and add other System Adminitrators on both Twitter and Friendfeed. I am a bit picky though. I looked for people that seemed to Tweet at least some of the time about their work, tweeted regularly, and in English. Also preffering Windows Sysadmins over Unix for now, but I […]

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