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Coffee and a MacBook

Updated: December 16, 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 over 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
  • Working on Euphemystique – an image board/mood board like Pinterest, but simple and self-hosted. [code]
  • Learning French/Quebecois and Esperanto
  • Writing scripts for Generating X and another podcast project
  • The Card Catalogue
  • The FOSSiL Projects
  • Working on Intragalactic Librarian
  • Launched a new tumblelog/stream-of-thought site called Cogito
  • 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
  • Working on a few coding projects (guess what? more later)

Recent listening

Recent reading

  • Cosmos: Possible worlds by Ann Druyan
  • A People’s History of Quebec by Jacques Lacoursiere and Robin Philpot
  • Back to Our Future: How the 1980s explain the world we live in now – our culture, our politics, our everything by David Sirota
  • Before Galileo by John Freely
  • The Story of Ireland: A History of the Irish People by Neil Hegarty

Recent gaming

  • Spider-Man
  • Battlefield 1
  • 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
  • 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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