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Old 12-26-2010, 01:37 PM   #46
MannyNix
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Interesting posts. I'm a prosthodontist and also a teacher at the local University (same field).
Besides the non IT Slackers here I'm amazed by people like Con Kolivas, being an anesthesiologist and 'amateur' kernel hacker ;-)

Happy Holidays to all!
 
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Old 12-26-2010, 02:07 PM   #47
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Hi all,

I'm an environmental planner, but computer stuff has been a hobby of mine since I got a Timex/Sinclair in 1981 or so.
 
Old 12-26-2010, 02:30 PM   #48
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i'm a dietary aide at a nursing home.

i wash pots and pans, and serve old people food.

i just love linux and slackware is my favorite
 
Old 12-26-2010, 02:34 PM   #49
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At the moment a numeracy tutor (full-time) and running a small web design business.
 
Old 12-26-2010, 02:53 PM   #50
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PhD student. Almost finished it and looking for jobs outside research.
 
Old 12-26-2010, 03:17 PM   #51
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Physicist.
 
Old 12-26-2010, 03:29 PM   #52
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Electro-mechanical design technician. I design and test Aircraft circuit breakers.
 
Old 12-26-2010, 03:47 PM   #53
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Purchasing Agent for a hospital. My days are spent with windows
 
Old 12-26-2010, 03:53 PM   #54
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Undergraduate student in physics.
 
Old 12-26-2010, 04:15 PM   #55
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Air Quality Consultant, and being the BOFH for our small company
Where it's mainly a Windows environment, I managed to get 2 Slackware boxes integrated to run our dispersion models* on.





*nope: not that fancy, just VirtualBox running XP, so I van easily archive old and update new versions without downtime.
 
Old 12-26-2010, 04:25 PM   #56
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U.S. Army forward observer, but come August I'm changing to a network admin field (still Army)
FO? that's dangerous work.... thank you for your service.
 
Old 12-26-2010, 04:55 PM   #57
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Geologist and Geotechnical Engineer.
 
Old 12-26-2010, 05:10 PM   #58
haikan
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Programmer. Mainly C++ on Linux. For the last five years I've been working at a big international company, writing redundant control systems software. Before that I was a consultant (programming/sysadmin/security).
 
Old 12-26-2010, 05:34 PM   #59
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I'm an accountant / IT auditor for a public accounting firm. My expertise with IT systems is usually mile-wide, inch-deep, but using Slackware at home has helped make me the local guy to ask UNIX-ish questions to.
 
Old 12-26-2010, 05:42 PM   #60
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Currently unemployed.
I still haven't done much with my life, though I'm probably one of the younger ones here (19).

I would like to be a trucker some day

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