Now

Coffee and a MacBook

Updated: January 9, 2020

If you want to know more about who I am, you should check out the About page. This page is what I’m doing (roughly) now.

Location

Bowling Green, Kentucky. United States of America (most of the time)

Professional Title

Integrated Library System Administrator

What I do for a living

Currently employed by Library Systems & Services. My job deals with managing the integrated library systems (Polaris ILS) for twenty libraries and over eighty facilities across the United States. The ILS team handles day to day operational tasks, troubleshooting system problems, planning and deployment of new systems, complex database queries and data analysis, and staff training; among plenty of other duties.

Personal projects

  • The Cyberpunk Librarian podcast
  • Writing scripts for Generating X and another podcast project
  • The Card Catalogue
  • The FOSSiL Projects
  • Working on a couple of non-fiction writing projects (more later)
  • Working on a couple of fiction writing projects (more later)
  • Working on an album of ambient and space music based on the art of science fiction novels and magazines
  • Building out a couple of new virtual servers because I’m looking to self-host more of my own stuff in 2020
  • Working on a few coding projects (guess what? more later)

Recent listening

Recent reading

  • Technical Writing 101: A Real-World Guide to Planning and Writing Technical Content by Alan s. Pringle and Sarah S. O’Keefe
  • How to Do Nothing: Resisting the Attention Economy by Jenny O’Dell
  • Modern Technical Writing: An Introduction to Software Documentation by Andrew Etter

Recent gaming

  • Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
  • Star Wars: Fallen Order
  • Kind Words: lo fi chill beats to write to

Get in touch

You can find me in a few places online –

  • Mastodon – @cyberpunklibrarian@glammr.us
  • Telegram – @cyberpunklibrarian
  • Twitter – @bibrarian
  • PeerTube – Find me on LainTube
  • YouTube – Find me on YouTube
  • Email – Drop me a line. I don’t share your info with anyone and I don’t spam your inbox. If you’d like to send me a scan or picture of your library card, that’d be cool too. cyberpunklibrarian@protonmail.com

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