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Halloween Pumpkin

Filed under: General Linux — TheLinuxBlog.com at 12:15 am on Friday, October 30, 2009

For Halloween this year every department at work was asked to carve or decorate a pumpkin. Since I’m in IT I thought I’d take the task of decorating our pumpkin with something IT related that would scare the crap out of everyone. Most of our end users are actually Windows users, so this pumpkin should be especially scary to them.

I introduce the B.S.O.Dkin, yes it’s a B.S.O.D pumpkin

B.S.O.D Pumpkin.

B.S.O.D Pumpkin.

I’d like to say it looks better in person, but it really doesn’t. I don’t really have an artsy knack for carving or painting pumpkins or I could have done something a lot better.

I guess my “Halloween Costume” is a blue Mexican wrestlers mask, blue t-shirt, and jeans to complete the B.S.O.D theme. With as much hate as I’ve been giving Microsoft recently I’m going to have to keep my fingers crossed for no kernel panics. Karma might bite me.

Linux programmers ARE getting too fat

Filed under: General Linux — TheLinuxBlog.com at 11:06 am on Wednesday, September 10, 2008

Tech Crunch posted an article today on Linux programmers and T-Shirt sizes. As normal Tech Crunch didn’t write any compelling content or make the graph. The graph is a graph that was taken from a slide show presentation at Linux Symposium. They did however link to FitBit and provide the following quote for me to blog about:

“obesity is a growing problem, particularly in the geek world”

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