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'''Ham Radio''': [http://callook.info/n8sql N8SQL]<br />
 
'''Ham Radio''': [http://callook.info/n8sql N8SQL]<br />
 
'''Email''': [mailto:codeblock@fedoraproject.org codeblock@fedoraproject.org]<br />
 
'''Email''': [mailto:codeblock@fedoraproject.org codeblock@fedoraproject.org]<br />
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'''Website''': [http://elrod.me/ http://elrod.me/]<br />
 
'''Blog''': [http://blog.elrod.me/ http://blog.elrod.me/]<br />
 
'''Blog''': [http://blog.elrod.me/ http://blog.elrod.me/]<br />
'''Github''': [https://www.github.com/codeblock https://www.github.com/codeblock]<br />
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'''Github''': [https://www.github.com/codeblock https://www.github.com/CodeBlock]<br />
 
'''Facebook''': [https://www.facebook.com/codeblock https://www.facebook.com/codeblock]<br />
 
'''Facebook''': [https://www.facebook.com/codeblock https://www.facebook.com/codeblock]<br />
 
'''Google+''' (rarely used): [https://plus.google.com/106726601246881076299/ https://plus.google.com/106726601246881076299/]<br />
 
'''Google+''' (rarely used): [https://plus.google.com/106726601246881076299/ https://plus.google.com/106726601246881076299/]<br />
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= What I do outside of Fedora (in FOSS) =
 
= What I do outside of Fedora (in FOSS) =
* I do a lot of web development, usually in Rails or Play Framework + Scala.
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* I love learning about programming paradigms, particularly Functional Programming.
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  * Along with that, I love learning the math behind it. Type theory and category theory are enjoyable. :)
 
* I maintain a small number of [https://rubygems.org/profiles/6607 Ruby Gems].
 
* I maintain a small number of [https://rubygems.org/profiles/6607 Ruby Gems].
 
* I created (and very badly need to re-create in another language some day) [http://da.gd/ http://da.gd/] and the [https://github.com/CodeBlock/dagd "framework"] that powers it.
 
* I created (and very badly need to re-create in another language some day) [http://da.gd/ http://da.gd/] and the [https://github.com/CodeBlock/dagd "framework"] that powers it.
 
* I sometimes contribute to [https://github.com/facebook/phabricator Facebook's Phabricator project] in my spare time.
 
* I sometimes contribute to [https://github.com/facebook/phabricator Facebook's Phabricator project] in my spare time.
* I am trying to make the FOSS bridge between Software and Amateur Radio more obtainable to more people.
 
* I love learning and playing with a lot of different programming languages.
 
** Here is a small list of ones that I know: Ruby, Python, PHP, Perl, [http://iolanguage.com Io], Java, Scala
 
** Here is a small list of ones that I want to try out/play with one day: [http://magpie-lang.org Magpie], [http://clojure.org/ Clojure] (and other lisps), [http://elixir-lang.org Elixir] (whose package I maintain in Fedora).
 
  
 
= Non-software things that I do =
 
= Non-software things that I do =
* I am a part-time student, currently at Stark State College.
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* I am a part-time student, currently majoring in CS at Youngstown State University.
 
** I am the former Vice President for [http://www.w8upd.org/ W8UPD], The University of Akron's Amateur Radio Club.
 
** I am the former Vice President for [http://www.w8upd.org/ W8UPD], The University of Akron's Amateur Radio Club.
 
** I am the former Vice President for [http://acm.cs.uakron.edu ACM at UAkron].
 
** I am the former Vice President for [http://acm.cs.uakron.edu ACM at UAkron].
* I am a founding member of [http://synhak.org The SYN/HAK Hackerspace] in Akron, Ohio.
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* I am a founder of [http://synhak.org The SYN/HAK Hackerspace] in Akron, Ohio.
 
* I am learning Guitar in my free time.
 
* I am learning Guitar in my free time.
 
* I am learning calligraphy in my free time.
 
* I am learning calligraphy in my free time.
 
* I play the keyboard for fun. I'm not good at it.
 
* I play the keyboard for fun. I'm not good at it.
* I love animals.
 
 
* I enjoy photography - I shoot Pentax.
 
* I enjoy photography - I shoot Pentax.
 
= Things that I find interesting and one-day would like to try, but currently know nothing about =
 
* Airplane piloting.
 
* Astronomy.
 
* Upgrading my Ham Radio license to 'Extra'.
 

Revision as of 15:35, 29 August 2013

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Ricky Elrod on the 'net

FAS: codeblock
GPG: DAD3DF0E
Freenode (nick: CodeBlock or relrod): #fedora-admin, #fedora-noc, #fedora-apps, #fedora-fedmsg, and a bunch of others.
Internal/Red Hat (nick: relrod)
Slashnet (nick: CodeBlock): #uakroncs
Ham Radio: N8SQL
Email: codeblock@fedoraproject.org
Website: http://elrod.me/
Blog: http://blog.elrod.me/
Github: https://www.github.com/CodeBlock
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/codeblock
Google+ (rarely used): https://plus.google.com/106726601246881076299/

What I do within Fedora

  • (June 2010) - Sent intro email to infrastructure@lists.fedoraproject.org, started helping out wherever I could.
  • (January 2011) - Got funded to go to FUDCon:Tempe_2011. (Thank you, Fedora!)
  • (February 2011) - Was asked about and gladly accepted entrance into sysadmin-main, the core sysadmin group for the Fedora Project.
  • (June 2011) - Won the Fedora Scholarship. (Thank you, Fedora!)
  • (November 2011) - Started administrating the Fedora Scholarship since the previous winner has the opportunity to run the next year's scholarship.
  • (February 2012) - Became an intern at Red Hat (Fedora Engineering Intern).

What I do outside of Fedora (in FOSS)

  • I love learning about programming paradigms, particularly Functional Programming.
 * Along with that, I love learning the math behind it. Type theory and category theory are enjoyable. :)

Non-software things that I do

  • I am a part-time student, currently majoring in CS at Youngstown State University.
    • I am the former Vice President for W8UPD, The University of Akron's Amateur Radio Club.
    • I am the former Vice President for ACM at UAkron.
  • I am a founder of The SYN/HAK Hackerspace in Akron, Ohio.
  • I am learning Guitar in my free time.
  • I am learning calligraphy in my free time.
  • I play the keyboard for fun. I'm not good at it.
  • I enjoy photography - I shoot Pentax.