User:Codeblock

From FedoraProject

(Difference between revisions)
Jump to: navigation, search
Line 24: Line 24:
  
 
= What I do outside of Fedora (in FOSS) =
 
= What I do outside of Fedora (in FOSS) =
* I secretly love Ruby and Ruby On Rails, and tend to do web development work using this stack quite a bit.
+
* I do a lot of web development, usually in Rails or Play Framework + Scala.
 
* 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) [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. On a contribution and end-user level. I have at least one project in development right now to contribute to this goal, that will be released (and FOSS once it is) in mid-2012. This project also recently got approved by Kickstarter, so we can soon begin raising money to help make this happen.
+
* 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.
 
* 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
+
** 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 have played with/am learning: 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).
** Here is a small list of ones that I want to try out 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 =
Line 40: Line 39:
 
* I am a founding member of [http://synhak.org The SYN/HAK Hackerspace] in Akron, Ohio.
 
* I am a founding member 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 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 love animals.
* I've recently started a new hobby, photography. It's a lot of fun.
+
* I enjoy photography - I shoot Pentax.
  
 
= Things that I find interesting and one-day would like to try, but currently know nothing about =
 
= Things that I find interesting and one-day would like to try, but currently know nothing about =

Revision as of 13:32, 7 March 2013

CodeBlock.jpg

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
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 do a lot of web development, usually in Rails or Play Framework + Scala.
  • I maintain a small number of Ruby Gems.
  • I created (and very badly need to re-create in another language some day) http://da.gd/ and the "framework" that powers it.
  • I sometimes contribute to 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, Io, Java, Scala
    • Here is a small list of ones that I want to try out/play with one day: Magpie, Clojure (and other lisps), Elixir (whose package I maintain in Fedora).

Non-software things that I do

  • I am a part-time student, currently at Stark State College.
    • 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 founding member 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 love animals.
  • 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'.