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by dthacker (Deacon)
on Mar 06, 2000 at 23:30 UTC ( #4945=user: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

What the heck is that?

This fall I'm refereeing youth soccer games. It's been a learning experience in the the way that boys, girls, and adults approach competition.

Then

I accidentally bumped into computers while trying to become an accountant. I was hooked immediately. My first language was PL/C. I then learned Fortran and then COBOL.

After awhile, I ended up managing a warehouse with a computer running something called SCO Xenix and a database called Informix. Hmmmm very tasty! It absolutely blew my mind to see 8 users running programs on Wyse 30's off of one IBM AT.

Now

I'm a sysadmin for a retail company based in Omaha, Nebraska. After a few years away from perl, I'm coming back home.

This week I...

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[LanX]: remote rules, I've been offered jobs in the US with the promise to stay outside
[MidLifeXis]: Nope. Just looking around, as there are multiple culture and business changes in the area I am in.
[MidLifeXis]: not yet, anyway. Who knows. Just do my best and whatever happens happens.
[LanX]: should be even easier for you
[Discipulus]: oh well we cant afford two monks fired in a day!
[LanX]: any news from tye ' s search?
[MidLifeXis]: Ugh - who else?
[Discipulus]: so the right term is 'gired'
[Discipulus]: look at ot by karl
Discipulus gired: adj the work position that stands between hired and fired..

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