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ABC – Always Be Copying

A New Moto for System Administrators
I noticed that nj_dodge and ekarjala have created a flickr group ABC – Always Be Capturing possibly inspired from the sales persons favorite moto "Always Be Closing" featured in the film Glengarry Glen Ross !

So following on from recent real world System Administration experience I've thought I'd try to come up with a ABC moto for SysAdmins !

First I thought of:

  • Always Be Backing Up

but the TLA of this is ABBU instead of ABC so I then thought of changing it slighty

  • Always Be Copying
  • Always Be Cloning (too virtualisation specific ?)

are there any better ABC motos for SysAdmins ?

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VOX computer & video gamer groups (GOG)

does facebook own the metro ?

Another day means yet another article about facebook in the metro !

Todays facebook story is

  • Half of firms ban facebook

Here are some other technology stories in todays metro

  • Monster website cracked !
  • Does Google have too many cookies ?
  • Arm wrestling arcade game machine breaks three players arms !
  • Extra-marital dating website says men travel 212km to have affairs while women only travel 17km !

BUT
there are plenty of other social media networks out there so why do we never hear about VOX, NING, XING in the metro ?

OR
maybe PC Pro own the metro and are slowly turning it into a daily newspaper for geeks and hackers !

Now that I would read EVERYDAY !

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BBC Yahoo! London Hack Day 2007

Have you applied (and been accepted) yet to the BBC Yahoo London Hack Day ?

Hack Day: London, June 16/17 2007

You’ve now got two weeks to start thinking about what kind of hack you want
to build, and—if you want—to find other people to hack with.

This is what you need to know before the day:

  • Doors open 9am at the Palm Court entrance of Alexandra Palace…
  • Talks start at 10am and run to 2pm when the hacking begins…
  • There will be wi-fi throughout, but no free computers. Bring your own!
  • There will be space to sleep if you want to bring a sleeping bag…

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FREE GEEK – computer recycling and low-cost computing

Free Geek was founded in February 2000 (and incorporated as a 501(c)(3) in April 2000) to recycle computer technology and provide low and no-cost computing to individuals and not-for-profit and social change organizations in the community and throughout the world.

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Geeky Flickr Groups

Here are some of my favorite geeky flickr groups. I think you'll find there's something for everygeek !

  • # Air Shows (816 members)
  • # Star Wars (1,078 members)
  • # Flickr API (3,239 members)
    # Sony Ericsson K800i (292 members)
    # Flickr Addicts (9,260 members)
    # Canon Powershot / Digital Ixus (1,929 members)
    # Flickr-Yahoo Coalition (1,426 members)
    # Engineering as art (744 members)
    # /geeks (1,969 members)
    # Astrophotography (1,133 members)
    # Power Lines (1,330 members)
    # Rubber Duckies! (473 members)
    # BEER (2,596 members)
    # MY DESKTOP (232 members)
    # MAKE (2,492 members)
    # Linux Screenshots (370 members)
    # ANTENNER & MASTER (3G) (17 members)
    # Mobile Phone Marketing (16 members)
    # Computers Behind Blogs (124 members)
    # Universal Binary (PowerPC/MacIntel) (31 members)
    # websiteasgraphs (107 members)
    # ubuntu (330 members)
    # Ubuntu Linux (169 members)
    # PowerBook & iBook (706 members)
    # Just Desktops (172 members)
    # Laptop Stickers (422 members)
    # 101 Uses for Gaffa Tape (29 members)
    # Textpattern (69 members)
    # Linux & Mac (141 members)
    # Desktops (213 members)
    # What's on your desktop? (421 members)
    # System Administrators (289 members)
    # 2 Minute Photoshop Tricks – PLEASE READ RULES BEFORE POSTING! (524 members)
    # Technology close up (139 members)
    # Adobe Sans MM (8 members)
    # One Laptop per Child (37 members)
    # Computer Errors (118 members)
    # Nabaztag (45 members)
    # FON :: Fotos sobre FON (19 members)
    # Wires In The Way (84 members)
    # Girls Who Are Geeks (4 members)
    # geekLib{} (81 members)
    # Airport Outlets (6 members)
    # ::Flickr IS my blog:: (182 members)
    # ZX Spectrum (29 members)
    # MindMapperz (70 members)
    # Novell (4 members)
    # Hardware. (167 members)
    # GIF – Graphic Interchange Format (11 members)
    # Fon (3 members)
    # Public Computer Errors (578 members)
    # Desktop Show and Tell (253 members)
    # Websites as Graphs (82 members)
    # Amateur Radio License Plates (26 members)
    # Wireless (50 members)
    # centos (11 members)
    # Gadget Addicts Group (7 members)
    # Power Lines! (143 members)
    # RFID (25 members)
    # telecoms-infrastructure (27 members)
    # antennas (67 members)
    # Hard Drive Visualization (22 members)
    # DefectiveByDesign (76 members)
    # AJAX Issues & Links (83 members)
    # Perl (86 members)
    # SuSE (19 members)
    # Free WiFi (19 members)
    # SXSW Interactive 2006 (55 members)
    # Box Obsession (25 members)
    # Electrical Hobby (21 members)
    # Project Looking Glass (9 members)
    # Technology Mashup (15 members)
    # PEAR (3 members)
    # Hackers (104 members)
    # Friends of GNU (70 members)
    # Information Architecture (132 members)
    # Home Automation (2 members)
    # Parking Lot Indicatr (78 members)
    # – my desktop – (446 members)
    # php (10 members)
    # Non-Linear Editors!!! (24 members)
    # l0calh0st (34 members)
    # Telling Stories (7 members)
    # ScreenShot (45 members)
    # Microformats (60 members)
    # WiFi (23 members)
    # Wire Towers (205 members)
    # 2005 MySQL Users Conference (6 members)
    # ERROR (44 members)
    # URLs (129 members)

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