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01-01-2005, 10:48 PM
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Where did/do you go to school and what did/do you take?
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What certifications do you have?
What programming languages do you know?
What O/S(s) are you running?
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How many digits of Pi do you know?

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01-01-2005, 10:53 PM
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Where did/do you go to school and what did/do you take?
- I'm in Third Year at the University of Western Ontario majoring in Computer Science and Minoring in Software Engineering

Where do you work?
- I work part time doing Customer Support at the largest employer in the City I live in... I'm pretty much the lackey, installing new computers, printers, software, etc.

What certifications do you have?
- None.

What programming languages do you know?
- C/C++, Java, HTML (if you count it), SPARC Assembly Language and I've worked in the past with Delphi, Visual Basic, Turbo Pascal, Javascript and Flash.

What O/S(s) are you running?
- Dual Boot with Windows XP Pro and SUSE 9.1 Pro

Describe your system hardware.
- Pentium 4 1.6 GHz, 768 MB RAM, 256 MB Radeon 9600 pro, 80 GB Hard Drive

How many digits of Pi do you know?
6.

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I'm a Junior at East Stroudsburg University (of PA), Computer Science

Where do you work?
Some apartment building in Allentown, I do the dirty work. Nothing computer related, which is why I likes it.

What certifications do you have?
None. These are a joke anyway. They won't help me with my target field, either.

What programming languages do you know?
C/C++, Java, Fortran 90, COBOL, Perl, Some python, A little Ruby, x86 ASM (and I've done some with x86_64), PHP, VB (but I hate it), Haskell, LISP, and some others I can't remember. I don't count markup to be programming.

What O/S(s) are you running?
Gentoo Linux (no dual-boot here, I'm a dev for them with no spare room for Windows )

Describe your system hardware.
* One hp ze4427wm (wm = walmart :-D) laptop; Athlon XP-M 2200+, 192MB Ram, 30gb hdd etc. Nothing fancy
* Home-built: Athlon 64 2800+, 512mb PC2700, 120gb SATA, Radeon AIW 8500, CD-RW/DVD-R Drive, DVD-/+RW drive

How many digits of Pi do you know?
7 after the decimal point


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01-02-2005, 01:01 AM
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I'm no computer geek. Asides from having 3 message boards, I really don't qualify for geek status in any computer area. Instead wargaming vaults me ahead of each and every one of you in geek status.

Over $1500 spent on models, paints, brushes etc.
Own over 5000 points of Warhammer.
Game at least 30 times a year in 4-6 hour sessions.
Have attended Games Day each of the past three years in Toronto, will be attending in both Toronto and Chicago this year.

For those who don't know what wargaming is I present to you Games Workshop, my choice for brands of games and my main source of models for painting competitions.

I win.

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01-02-2005, 01:18 PM
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Central Carolina Community College. Certification in Telecommunications Installation & Repair including course work in Basic Electronics, OSP/LAN Fiber Optics, Telephone Comdial Key Systems, and Cable Splicing.
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PC Technician on a government installation.
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C, C++, C#, SQL
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Win XP Pro, Linux (Slackware)
Describe your system hardware.
too embarressed to say. I don't like change, so I'm going with 2 very dated systems at home. Hell, I just upgraded from Windows 98 SE.

How many digits of Pi do you know?
4 if you count that damn decimal. ROFL

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01-03-2005, 04:15 PM
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I started using computers before there were monitors. Input/Output was done on teletype. We wrote our programs in fortran or basic on punch cards. :lol

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I don't know diddley about computers...but I do remember the key punch cards too .

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I still have my old slide rule in the nice leather case. :lol

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I'm not a geek at all

Where did/do you go to school and what did/do you take? Malvern CI..only comp-related classes I've taken are business typing in Grade 9 and Computer Science in Grade 10, consisting of VB and Turing, which i've since forgotten
Where do you work? Nowhere
What certifications do you have? ?
What programming languages do you know? About three lines of HTML
What O/S(s) are you running? XP
Describe your system hardware. 2 Hard Drives, one 30 GB, one 120 GB...nVidia 4200 Ti video card, some crappy sound card, 728 (i think...7-something) Ram
How many digits of Pi do you know?

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01-03-2005, 08:30 PM
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- I'm in Third Year at the University of Western Ontario majoring in Computer Science and Minoring in Software Engineering
We have our winner.

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01-04-2005, 08:52 AM
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University of Central Florida - 3rd year in Information Technology

Where do you work?
IT Tech at Harrington Software, being promoted to development this week - formerly at Motorola

What certifications do you have?
Non yet, but my company is going to pay for my certifications so we can become a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner by the end of the year.

What programming languages do you know?
VB, VB.NET, ASP.NET, C, C#, Java, Javascript, HTML (although I don't consider it a programming language)

What O/S(s) are you running?
Windows XP, just got rid of Mandrake Linux

Describe your system hardware.
Athlon 2800+, 512MB, 74gb 10,000 RPM SATA HD, GF5900

How many digits of Pi do you know?
6

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01-04-2005, 01:38 PM
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Mathematics and Fine Arts (with a year of Animation school thrown in the middle), currently studying Electrical Engineering at the University of Pennsylvania.

Where do you work?
University of Pennsylvania Library system

What certifications do you have?
PNACC, HCIC, MCTAC, and PLPQQ

Ok, those are all just meaningless made up acronyms.

What programming languages do you know?
Mostly C and C++, but know some Java and the usual crap like HTML and Basic. It probably dosnt count, but I also have a pretty mean hand at programming Maple, a mathematics program

What O/S(s) are you running?
pretty embarassing: Windows ME

Describe your system hardware.
Pretty crappy and about 5 years old. I do most work and school related stuff at work or school.

How many digits of Pi do you know? Off the top of my head, 17. No joke.

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[QUOTE=Douggy]Me First:

Where did/do you go to school and what did/do you take?
- Second Year Software Engineering
Where do you work?
My coop work term just ended a week ago: I was working for Canada Revenue Agency (Screwing up your tax declarations, obviously )
What certifications do you have?
- None.

What programming languages do you know?
C,C++,Java,Cobol, fortran,visual basic,C#,turbo pascal,delphi. (HTML etc are not languages you freaks!)

What O/S(s) are you running?
Windows XP Pro

Describe your system hardware.
- AMD Duron 700 MHz, 128 MB of ram, Geforce 2 32 MB

How many digits of Pi do you know?
1
It's 4 point something right?

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(HTML etc are not languages you freaks!)
So what does the L in the acronym stand for again?

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So what does the L in the acronym stand for again?
I meant, HTML is not a PROGRAMMING language and you know it!

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University of New Hampshire (majored in Kiniesiology)

Where do you work?
IBM

What certifications do you have?
A+, MCSE+I for NT and 2000, RHCE

What programming languages do you know?
none

What O/S(s) are you running?
At home - XP, Suse, Red Hat, 2000
At work - you name it, I run it

Describe your system hardware.
Gaming machine - 2.8ghz, 1.5gb memory, 256mb Radeon with and Audigy2 card
Home web/mail server - quad-700mhz, 300gb disk, 4gb memory

How many digits of Pi do you know?
just the standard 3.14

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I'm no computer geek. Asides from having 3 message boards, I really don't qualify for geek status in any computer area. Instead wargaming vaults me ahead of each and every one of you in geek status.

Over $1500 spent on models, paints, brushes etc.
Own over 5000 points of Warhammer.
Game at least 30 times a year in 4-6 hour sessions.
Have attended Games Day each of the past three years in Toronto, will be attending in both Toronto and Chicago this year.

For those who don't know what wargaming is I present to you Games Workshop, my choice for brands of games and my main source of models for painting competitions.

I win.

You may win! My co-worker recently got into Warhammer after years of Mechwarrior (i think) -- he talks to me about it all the time -- sounds cool.

I loved Dawn of War -- not the same but at least I understand the lingo. Defilers and Terminators

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You may win! My co-worker recently got into Warhammer after years of Mechwarrior (i think) -- he talks to me about it all the time -- sounds cool.
Do not let him talk you into that. I lost a friend to Warhammer.

At first he was just buying a few pieces for fun. He dabbled. Then, he started getting involved with the wrong crowd. These people were so far into Warhammer that he started spending all his money to keep up. He sold most everything he owned to buy paint sets. He'd spend hours applying decals just right and flipping through catalogues trying to find his next fix. After a few monhts, I didn't recognize him. He would only talk about Warhammer. His whole life became playing Warhammer and more importantly about adding to his collection.

Don't do it. If you want to throw away all your money and free time, start doing coke. At least then you'll have a chance of meeting some women willing to do things to share your coke.

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Do not let him talk you into that. I lost a friend to Warhammer.

At first he was just buying a few pieces for fun. He dabbled. Then, he started getting involved with the wrong crowd. These people were so far into Warhammer that he started spending all his money to keep up. He sold most everything he owned to buy paint sets. He'd spend hours applying decals just right and flipping through catalogues trying to find his next fix. After a few monhts, I didn't recognize him. He would only talk about Warhammer. His whole life became playing Warhammer and more importantly about adding to his collection.

Don't do it. If you want to throw away all your money and free time, start doing coke. At least then you'll have a chance of meeting some women willing to do things to share your coke.
Whoa freaky... Like those everquest freaks out there :S

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Penn State - Computer Engineering Graduate 2001

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CMU, doing computer security research

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None. Certifications are for Windows people.

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What programming languages do you know?
I've done kernel hacking in C... that's my main language. Also use Perl here and there. I also know a decent bit of Java / C++. I'm also pretty handy with SQL, if that counts.

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I've got one machine running FreeBSD, a couple running redhat, 1 running SuSe and my laptop runs OS/X.

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My home machine is a Ti-Book G4 400 MHz.... need to upgrade

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3.


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Where did/do you go to school and what did/do you take? Ryarson University- Electrical and Computer Engineering w/ a focus in microprocessor design

Where do you work? Freelance IT tech journalist

What certifications do you have? A+/Network+/MCSA/CNE

What programming languages do you know?X86 ASM/Sparc ASM/C,C++/VB,VB.NET/ ASP.NET/Java/HTML/

What O/S(s) are you running? Win2k server on my server Win2k Pro on fiances system, Mac OS X 10.3.6 on laptop, Dual boot WinXP Pro/Slackware on my system (Linux)

Describe your system hardware: Primary system- Athlon64 3200+ @ 2.6GHz, GeForce 6600GT, 4x512MB Samsug PC3200, M-Audio Revolution 7.1, 52X LG CDROM, 52x24x52 LG CDRW, 40GB Maxtor D740X HDD/120GB Western Digital WD1200JB, Gigabyte GA-K8NXP-9

How many digits of Pi do you know? 6

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