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Re: WHat do we all do (occupation)?

Unread postby silicium » Sat Apr 02, 2011 1:37 pm

Previous life - teaching EE and IT at technical college and high school levels. Current life - playing with fire on water cooled big iron... designing residential heating control systems with renewable energy sources (sun and wood), writing programs for the UVR1611 programmable logic controller from Technische Alternative (ta.co.at).
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Re: WHat do we all do (occupation)?

Unread postby Gerhard.Lenerz » Wed Apr 13, 2011 1:02 pm

I am an official tax consultant (german law) working for one of the "big four" audit firms. Also, I usually wear a suit and a tie because of that.
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Re: WHat do we all do (occupation)?

Unread postby [[C|-|E]] » Thu Apr 14, 2011 8:00 am

You also have a huge collection of SGI machines :D.
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Re: WHat do we all do (occupation)?

Unread postby IndyFred » Thu Apr 14, 2011 10:35 am

I agree with [[C|-|E]], where do you put all those machines? Do you have a data center or possibly a basement lab?

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Re: WHat do we all do (occupation)?

Unread postby Gerhard.Lenerz » Fri Apr 15, 2011 1:38 pm

To make things worse I also have a decent stack of "early 90s" Sun, DEC and IBM PS/2 gear. Plus there is also quite a large stack of SGI spares.

In my flat I "only" have 2 Octanes, 1 Fuel, 3 Indigos, 5 Indigo 2, 2 O2 and 5 Indys. The rest is either in my or my parents basement. This leaves me with two problems. My basement is 80-90% full and my parents want the old junk out of their house. This is currently year 6 or 7 in this situation, which is not good since some great stuff has been stacked away in either basement since I left university.

Moving into something larger would be nice. Actually I alone and my stuff could use a home suitable for a 2-3 children family. ;-)
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Re: WHat do we all do (occupation)?

Unread postby zmttoxics » Fri Apr 15, 2011 1:49 pm

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Re: WHat do we all do (occupation)?

Unread postby smj » Fri Apr 15, 2011 2:37 pm

Gerhard.Lenerz wrote:Actually I alone and my stuff could use a home suitable for a 2-3 children family. ;-)
I don't think you're the only Nekochanner who can say that... ;)
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Re: WHat do we all do (occupation)?

Unread postby deBug » Sat Apr 16, 2011 3:07 pm

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Re: WHat do we all do (occupation)?

Unread postby dhjj » Sun Apr 17, 2011 8:45 am

I was a 3d animator from 1985-2000, using sgi hardware, now sell sgi hardware, (not so much anymore)

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Re: WHat do we all do (occupation)?

Unread postby Ga53n » Sun Apr 17, 2011 12:26 pm

I am currently IT-Manager at the local subsidary of a Danish pharmaceutial company.

I got my first hands on contact with SGI machines at my last employer, an oil and gas upstream company.
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Re: WHat do we all do (occupation)?

Unread postby jimmer » Mon Apr 18, 2011 2:31 am

Creative Technologist for an immersive spaces internet start-up.

Having babysat Sun boxen at Uni in the late 1990's I started looking for something more to my liking and discovered the stuff made by Silicon Graphics Inc.

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Re: WHat do we all do (occupation)?

Unread postby toxygen » Thu Apr 28, 2011 1:15 pm

Used to work in HP as unix system engineer, then I was lecturing their customers (HP-UX, linux internals...) for some time , nowadays I'm software engineering student (age 22) and acting as a free-time camera & editing guy :)
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Re: WHat do we all do (occupation)?

Unread postby shadowless » Sun May 01, 2011 5:01 pm

I have seen Indy and Indigos in my early architecture student days when O2 and Octane just came out. The closet i got in school was logging on to a Onyx quad machine via internet.

I am an Architect but i don't practice it now. Doing energy research and other stuff on my own capacity.

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Re: WHat do we all do (occupation)?

Unread postby shyouko » Sun May 01, 2011 10:39 pm

Systems Engineer at service desk of one of the big four.

Answering IT (and non-IT-related) phone calls, fixing shits made by other teams, educate users and some IT house keeping...

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Re: WHat do we all do (occupation)?

Unread postby kubatyszko » Mon Oct 29, 2012 3:46 am

In the previous life - systems analyst for one of major cellular telco operator in Poland,

Current life - IT at one of the US-based VLFI's in Tokyo, middleware infrastructure, lots of in-house C++, perl, little Scala and Java.

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