Full Name: Stephen Rees-Carter
Nicknames: Valorin & SRC
Online Identities: Twitter, Google+, GitHub, Stack Exchange, Launchpad, and LinkedIn.
Occupation: Software Engineer
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Facts about me
- 26 year old from from
Canberra ACTYass NSW, Australia.
- Married to a beautiful wife since November 2009, Father to a super cute son since March 2012.
- Software Engineer (Programmer/Analyst), working for InterSect Alliance since June 2012.
- Previously worked for UberGlobal as a Platform Engineer (aka Software Engineer) 2008 – 2012.
- Follower of Jesus Christ, and member of Tuggeranong Baptist Church, and co-leader of the Yarralumla Uniting Church Youth Group.
- Saxophonist: Baritone Sax in In Full Swing (local Canberra community big band), Tenor/Baritone Sax in Last Minute Jazz (small Jazz band), and part of the music team at TBC.
- Geek: Ubuntu on my Thinkpad, Android on my HTC One XL, and a large pile of Nerf guns in my room…
- Proud Amazon Kindle owner, Shelfari user, and avid reader of epic fantasy novels – see my bookshelf.
- Pets: two cats, a dog, and two horses…
- Bachelor of Engineering in Software Engineering at the Universiry of Canberra.
- Ubuntu is my preferred Operating System for both desktops/laptops and servers, although for a really rock solid server you can’t go wrong with Debian.
- My favourite PHP framework is Zend Framework. I’ve been using it since early v1, and it’s still keeping me happy.
- HTML and CSS I prefer to write by hand
- Geany is my favourite IDE, and I love the built in web browser – it makes development so much faster when you can instantly see your changes live.
- Amazon Kindle Touch 3G
- w/ Black Amazon cover with Light
- Ubuntu 12.10
- Lenovo ThinkPad L520
- Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-2620M CPU @ 2.70GHz
- 6 GB DDR3 SDRAM
- 15.6″ HD+ (1600×900)
- Intel HD Graphics 3000 processor graphics
- 500GB Hard Disk Drive, 7200rpm
- HTC One XL
- Android 4.0 ICS (stock with HTC Sense)
- Home Server
- HP ProLiant MicroServer N40L
- Ubuntu 12.04 LTS
- 4x 2TB Hard drives w/ btrfs
- Web Server
- VMware VPS @ UberGlobal
- Ubuntu Server 12.04 LTS
- Apache2, PHP, MySQL, etc