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Beatnik (493)

Beatnik
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http://www.ldl48.org/

A 29 year old belgian who likes Mountain Dew, Girl Scout Cookies, Tim Hortons French Vanilla Flavoured Cappucinno, Belgian beer, Belgian chocolate, Belgian women, Magners Cider, chocolate chipped cookies and Perl. Likes snowboarding, snorkling, sailing and silence. Bach can really cheer him up! He still misses his dog.

Project Daddy of Spine [sf.net], a mod_perl based CMS.

In his superhero time (8.30 AM to 5.30 PM), he works on world peace.
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  Journal: Techworld's Open Source Identity series covers Spine on 2009.03.06 13:14

Journal by Beatnik on 2009.03.06 13:14
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The Australian Techworld website recently published an interview with me on Spine, a mod_perl based CMS I created, as part of their Open Source Identity series. It discusses the differences with existing CMSs, RDBMS and language choices. The article is here
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  Journal: Techworld Interview on 2009.03.04 15:58

Journal by Beatnik on 2009.03.04 15:58
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I was recently interviewed by a reporter from Techworld Australia on a mod_perl based CMS I created. Should this be posted on the mod_perl mailing list or maybe pushed onto use.perl frontpage? :)
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  Journal: Resident Apple guru on 2008.10.14 15:50

Journal by Beatnik on 2008.10.14 15:50
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As the geekiest Mac hardware guy in the office, I've been asked by a cow-orker to have a look at his spanking new black MacBook. The wireless connection is extremly flakey. It goes from 0% to 85% packet loss, with a preferred access point. I've compared the wireless settings side by side with my own MacBook. I'm clueless on this issue. I sure hope he got decent warranty with his purchase because my best bet is the genius bar.

Update: Since installing the latest security patches, everything seems to be stabilized (of course, I tested this around midnight, when I was partly sleeping).
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  Journal: Programming challenge: Cisco configs on 2008.10.12 14:32

Journal by Beatnik on 2008.10.12 14:32
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One of my cow-orkers had a bright idea the other day: Simplify the configuration of tunnel configuration for Cisco routers. By entering 5 IP addresses, it would spit out configuration lines for both sides of the tunnels, auto-incrementing the IP addresses for the tunnels that were required for each line. I ended up hacking something together before coffee break and had the whole thing fine-tuned and running before afternoon coffee. Tools of choice: jQuery and plain HTML. I stayed away from the C
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