[Chugalug] Short intro

David White dwrudy at gmail.com
Fri Jan 18 23:36:37 UTC 2013


Oh, and welcome to the list!


On Fri, Jan 18, 2013 at 6:35 PM, David White <dwrudy at gmail.com> wrote:

> There's a number of tech startups here, but we still have a ways to go.
> Aaron Welch's Iron Gamer is here, as is his Quickcue. I work for Lamp Post
> Group (a venture incubator with ties to a number of startups, including
> retickr which is a tech startup), although I'm leaving at the end of the
> month (2 weeks) to launch my own tech startup, CENTS, into a full time
> venture (full IT service provider for nonprofits. We won't be building many
> (any?) cool nifty apps, but we're still a tech startup, none-the-less).
>
> Then there's Life Kraze.
>
> Then there's The Company Lab which is a nonprofit in the area helping
> startup companies. Then there's a lot more (some of them tech).
>
> =)
>
>
> On Fri, Jan 18, 2013 at 12:20 PM, Aric Annear <moriarty6 at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Fair point.  I haven’t dug very deeply into the Linux job scene here
>> since I’m already employed and since I wouldn’t be qualified for most of
>> the positions anyway.  J****
>>
>> ** **
>>
>> *From:* chugalug-bounces at chugalug.org [mailto:
>> chugalug-bounces at chugalug.org] *On Behalf Of *William Wade
>> *Sent:* Friday, January 18, 2013 12:17 PM
>>
>> *To:* Chattanooga Unix Gnu Android Linux Users Group
>> *Subject:* Re: [Chugalug] Short intro****
>>
>> ** **
>>
>> There are some startups doing well here. SupplyHog.com (my employer) has
>> me out in Mountain View, CA right now with 500 Startups, but I will be back
>> in Feb and hiring a few folk.****
>>
>> ** **
>>
>> A lot of the Linux related jobs don't get posted loudly. I think this is
>> true of most tech positions in the area.****
>>
>> ** **
>>
>> Wil****
>>
>> On Fri, Jan 18, 2013 at 9:11 AM, Aric Annear <moriarty6 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> ****
>>
>> I still contract for Amazon on the side, in addition to working as an
>> Account Manager for a Seattle marketing firm.****
>>
>>  ****
>>
>> And yeah, it’s tough here for the tech industry.  I was hoping that EPB’s
>> Gbps offering would attract some tech startups, but it doesn’t seem to be
>> happening.  (I’ve toyed with starting something myself, but I’m not
>> familiar enough with the local market yet to think of anything useful.)
>> Linux-related jobs here especially seem non-existent, so I was glad to see
>> a Chattanooga LUG.  ****
>>
>>  ****
>>
>> *From:* chugalug-bounces at chugalug.org [mailto:
>> chugalug-bounces at chugalug.org] *On Behalf Of *Alex Smith (K4RNT)
>> *Sent:* Friday, January 18, 2013 11:51 AM****
>>
>>
>> *To:* Chattanooga Unix Gnu Android Linux Users Group
>> *Subject:* Re: [Chugalug] Short intro****
>>
>>  ****
>>
>> Welcome to Chattanooga, I too am an Amazonian, I live in northern
>> Virginia and work for Data Center Operations as a hardware technician.***
>> *
>>
>>  ****
>>
>> Are you still with Amazon? Enjoy the area, it's awesome! My dad used to
>> live in Soddy Daisy and worked for US Express as a developer, he now lives
>> in Lincoln County, still looking for work, but he's unfortunately got most
>> of his experience in .NET. I'm trying to help him acquire some additional
>> skills to help him in his job search. He's cleared as well, carries a
>> Secret clearance! Too bad he's had such a hard time finding work... :(***
>> *
>>
>> On Fri, Jan 18, 2013 at 10:28 AM, Aric Annear <moriarty6 at gmail.com>
>> wrote:****
>>
>> Hello—the welcome message for joining the mailing list said to introduce
>> myself, so yeah.****
>>
>>  ****
>>
>> My name’s Aric, I grew up here but moved to Seattle some years ago to
>> work for Amazon.com, and just moved back recently.  I run Ubuntu on my home
>> server, and distro hop like mad on my PC.  I’m definitely not a Linux guru
>> but hoping to be eventually.  I’m one of the maybe 5 people on the planet
>> that actually really likes GNOME 3.  (Probably shouldn’t have said that out
>> loud.)****
>>
>>  ****
>>
>> Anything you’d like to know, feel free to ask.  Glad to be here.****
>>
>>  ****
>>
>> Thanks,****
>>
>>  ****
>>
>> -Aric****
>>
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>>  ****
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