LCA day 2

Keynote Open Street Map for humanitarian uses Kate Chapman talked about how OSM was being used in indonesia preparing good and useful maps that were not garbage ready for mapping disasters and other situations. showing how it was used in NY after hurricane Sandy and in Haiti after the earthquake…

Preventing git commits on a shared repository

I've occasionally run into people who modify and commit on the production repository instead of making the changes on their workstation and pushing them in. i noticed that Galen Grover had a fairly neat solution to prevent himself committing to master (one i will probably copy for another of our…

Curriculum Vitæ

Experience December 2012 - Ongoing, Linux Systems Engineer - Aconex, Melbourne, Victoria Puppet wrangling. Develop and maintain internal scripts to assist in automation goals. Perform production releases. Discuss and plan with other teams improvments to QA and development environments. July 2011-December 2012, Systems Administrator - Experian Hitwise, Melbourne, Victoria Involved…

Time wasting

So bored and on reddit reading about myki I Guess it's time to do some hypothetical over-engineering. First the challenge: that a reasonably well designed system could not handle frequent updates from the number of buses and trams in Melbourne (trains are a different question because updating the stations is…

Welcome to Ghost

Yep the Blog migration has occured again. let's play with this shiny new one.…