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Re: WHat do we all do (occupation)?

Unread postby smj » Sun Nov 11, 2012 6:31 pm

guardian452 wrote:rock and roll gets you a better shot with the ladies ;)

I dunno - if you were in Europe, that picture of Sebastian Vettel you're using for a forum avatar might do pretty well... ;)
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Re: WHat do we all do (occupation)?

Unread postby guardian452 » Mon Nov 12, 2012 4:48 am

:evil: That's actually the one and only me ;) with my birthday hat and everything.
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Re: WHat do we all do (occupation)?

Unread postby 87Porsche » Mon Nov 12, 2012 6:42 am

:D He does look like Vettel.

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Re: WHat do we all do (occupation)?

Unread postby hamei » Mon Nov 12, 2012 5:09 pm

guardian452 wrote: That's actually the one and only me ;) with my birthday hat and everything.

Pretty big for seven years old ... what do they feed you guys back there ?

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Re: WHat do we all do (occupation)?

Unread postby thijsatteiltje » Mon Nov 12, 2012 8:42 pm

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In 1997 I found myself at 2:00 at night in my ISP's editorial staff office filled with more than a dozen Indys, all sporting a giant 20" monitor, webcams shut, 3D glasses connectors ready... I was hooked.

Worked for Dutch Internet provider, web studios and a computer science institute, all good sources for SGI hardware. Currently in Wellington, New Zealand, which is awesome... except SGIs are rare here.


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Re: WHat do we all do (occupation)?

Unread postby Nuke » Thu Nov 15, 2012 5:47 am

4130photo wrote:
Nuke wrote:I am surprised that not everyone here works in computational technology.

I am just a kid in high school trying to make a startup.


I'm a mechanical engineer, working for a medium large automotive supplier in Koblenz/Germany. So i think there are quite some people here from outside the It business. But i admit i started loving sgi back in university in the 90s, and that didn't change much

I see. Yeah, I was surprised, but now that I think of it, they were graphics workstations...so people with industrial design (CAD) and graphics (3D graphics for games, movies, etc.) people could be into this, too. Hah.

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Re: WHat do we all do (occupation)?

Unread postby mila » Wed Nov 21, 2012 12:56 pm

The last 25+ years as hardware designer in the embedded world, system design, schematic and FPGA design.
Avoided MS pretty well much thanks to Ericsson. VMS, Sun and now lately Linux for some tools.

And Emacs ofcourse on all platforms :)
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Re: WHat do we all do (occupation)?

Unread postby uridium » Wed Nov 21, 2012 3:56 pm

Default fictional answer is usually "I'm a vibrator tuner" .. which I imagine to be a stimulating and deeply rewarding career.

Less glorified response is a dev with some admin duties for the dev/build boxes.
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Re: WHat do we all do (occupation)?

Unread postby melchez » Tue Nov 27, 2012 2:50 pm

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Re: WHat do we all do (occupation)?

Unread postby guardian452 » Thu Jul 24, 2014 4:54 pm

Nuke wrote:I see. Yeah, I was surprised, but now that I think of it, they were graphics workstations...so people with industrial design (CAD) and graphics (3D graphics for games, movies, etc.) people could be into this, too. Hah.


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To answer the subject question, I am what you may call an electrical engineer. Technically, chief engineer, but there's only one engineer here 8-) so there's no "tribe" for me to be "chief" of.
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Re: WHat do we all do (occupation)?

Unread postby vishnu » Fri Jul 25, 2014 12:36 pm

Well, if we're going to post workplace pix, my bench in the lab. Cluttered bench, cluttered mind? :lol:
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Re: WHat do we all do (occupation)?

Unread postby guardian452 » Fri Jul 25, 2014 2:40 pm

Looks orgainzed to me :)

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Re: WHat do we all do (occupation)?

Unread postby ClassicHasClass » Fri Jul 25, 2014 2:55 pm

Dude, that bench isn't even MESSY. What's the matter with you?
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Re: WHat do we all do (occupation)?

Unread postby vishnu » Fri Jul 25, 2014 6:18 pm

Guess I been slackin'... :lol:
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Re: WHat do we all do (occupation)?

Unread postby modology » Sat Jul 26, 2014 5:30 am

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