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I am a senior support engineer for enterprise storage systems. Day to day duties include network troubleshooting (DNS, routing, etc), system administration, permissions management, custom scripting (Bash/Perl/Python), log file analysis and hardware diagnostics.

I tinker with Bash, VB.net, Python, Perl, Autoit, C and and SQL in my spare time.
I used to be a Telecommunications Specialist (VoIP, Data, Infrastructure).
My degree is in Classical Numismatics and Archaeology.

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awarded  Yearling
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awarded  Commentator
Jun
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comment Correct format when talking about money $$
$ and dollars are equal, hence you only need one, but the symbol would be easier for someone who is reading the paper.
May
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comment Resources for thesis writing
I'm sure different suggestions could be offered depending on what your subject, or at least general category, is for your thesis.
May
25
comment Why zero sales?
If there was a known way to turn books into bestsellers we'd all be rich.
May
23
comment Do I need to write a bibliography?
A bibliography is for listing sources that were cited or consulted in the course of your writing.
May
23
comment Do I need to send an email to say thank you?
It is always appropriate to say thank you, even if it is all you say.
May
23
awarded  Vox Populi
May
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comment Does Wiktionary supply what writers need in an online dictionary?
Online sources, for the most part, have not proven themselves in the academic world and should not be referenced on academic papers. There are of course some sites that are recognized, but amongst the types that are seeing issues gaining academic recognition are any type of Wiki based site.
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awarded  Organizer
May
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revised What breaks suspension of disbelief?
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awarded  Suffrage
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awarded  Critic
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awarded  Scholar
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accepted How to refer to character of focus in a story
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asked How to refer to character of focus in a story
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awarded  Teacher
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answered Tools for science-based world building?