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'''Google+''' (rarely used): [https://plus.google.com/106726601246881076299/ https://plus.google.com/106726601246881076299/]<br />
 
'''Google+''' (rarely used): [https://plus.google.com/106726601246881076299/ https://plus.google.com/106726601246881076299/]<br />
  
= What I do within Fedora =
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= What I do within Fedora (current-ish) =
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* I packaged and maintain a number of [https://admin.fedoraproject.org/pkgdb/users/packages/codeblock packages] that I find useful.
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** I am also a packager sponsor and currently sponsor a small number of people
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* I'm a member of the core infrastructure team
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** Web app development
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** Server maintenance/upkeep
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* I lead the [https://github.com/fedora-infra/mobile Fedora Mobile] Android app project
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* I am on the websites team and occasionally fix issues with project websites
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= Timeline of my Fedora history =
 
* (June 2010) - Sent intro email to infrastructure@lists.fedoraproject.org, started helping out wherever I could.
 
* (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!)
 
* (January 2011) - Got funded to go to [[FUDCon:Tempe_2011]]. (Thank you, Fedora!)
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= What I do outside of Fedora (in FOSS) =
 
= What I do outside of Fedora (in FOSS) =
 
* I love learning about programming paradigms, particularly Functional Programming.
 
* I love learning about programming paradigms, particularly Functional Programming.
** Along with that, I love learning the math behind it. Type theory and category theory are enjoyable. :)
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** Along with that, I love learning the math behind it. Type theory and category theory are enjoyable. Provable correctness is amazing. :)
 
* 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 some day) [http://da.gd/ http://da.gd/] and the [https://github.com/CodeBlock/dagd "framework"] that powers it.
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* I created [http://da.gd/ http://da.gd/] and am currently rewriting it in Haskell.
 
* 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.
  
 
= Non-software things that I do =
 
= Non-software things that I do =
 
* I am a part-time student, currently majoring in CS at Youngstown State University.
 
* I am a part-time student, currently majoring in CS at Youngstown State University.
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** I am the current Vice President for the YSU ACM student chapter.
 
** I am the former Vice President for [http://www.w8upd.org/ W8UPD], The University of Akron's Amateur Radio Club.
 
** I am the former Vice President for [http://www.w8upd.org/ W8UPD], The University of Akron's Amateur Radio Club.
 
** I am the former Vice President for [http://acm.cs.uakron.edu ACM at UAkron].
 
** I am the former Vice President for [http://acm.cs.uakron.edu ACM at UAkron].
 
* I am a founder of [http://synhak.org The SYN/HAK Hackerspace] in Akron, Ohio.
 
* I am a founder of [http://synhak.org The SYN/HAK Hackerspace] in Akron, Ohio.
* I am learning Guitar in my free time.
 
 
* I am learning calligraphy 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 enjoy photography - I shoot Pentax.
 
* I enjoy photography - I shoot Pentax.

Revision as of 10:57, 19 October 2013

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Ricky Elrod on the 'net

FAS: codeblock
GPG: DAD3DF0E
Freenode (nick: 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
Website: http://elrod.me/
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 (current-ish)

  • I packaged and maintain a number of packages that I find useful.
    • I am also a packager sponsor and currently sponsor a small number of people
  • I'm a member of the core infrastructure team
    • Web app development
    • Server maintenance/upkeep
  • I lead the Fedora Mobile Android app project
  • I am on the websites team and occasionally fix issues with project websites

Timeline of my Fedora history

  • (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).

Perhaps most importantly, I earn badges!

Senior Editor Speak Up! Flock 2013 Attendee Associate Editor Junior Editor Involvement Bloggin' it! (Planet I) If you build it... (Koji Success II) If you build it... (Koji Success I) If you build it... (Koji Success III) Tagger (Tagger II) Junior Tagger (Tagger I) Badge Muse (Badge Ideas I) Riddle Me This Tanked! Junior Badger (Badger I) Keepin Fedora Beautiful (F20) Like a Rock (Updates-Stable I) Like a Rock (Updates-Stable II) Crypto Panda Secretary General You can call me "Patches" (SCM I) You can call me "Patches" (SCM II) You can call me "Patches" (SCM III) Is this thing on? (Updates-Testing I) Paranoid Panda Is this thing on? (Updates-Testing II) Trust me, I know what I am doing Mugshot Let Me Introduce Myself White Rabbit Bona Fide Packager Sponsor What goes up... (Koji Failure III) What goes up... (Koji Failure I) What goes up... (Koji Failure II) Maestro Bloggin' it! (Planet III) White Hat Nuancier In Search of the Bull (Tester I) Embryo Is this thing on? (Updates-Testing III) Baby Badger Building the Outer Ring (Copr Build I) Bloggin' it! (Planet II) Flock 2013 Speaker Senior Badger (Badger II) Tadpole Egg No Longer a Ronin Binary Star Take this and call me in the morning Rock the Web! Fedora Scholar Discovery of the Footprints (Tester II) Junior Package Tagger (Package Tagger I) Senior Package Tagger (Package Tagger III) Package Tagger (Package Tagger II) Building the Outer Ring (Copr Build II) Proven Packager Building the Outer Ring (Copr Build III) If you build it... (Koji Success IV) Override, you say? Helping Hand The Blessing of the FPL Master Editor Partners in Crime What goes around comes around (Karma I) Flock 2014 Speaker Missed the Train Crypto Badger Building the Outer Ring (Copr Build IV) Flock 2014 Attendee Corporate Drone Ambassador Badge Off! Party Pirate Building the Outer Ring (Copr Build V) Fedora 21 Change Accepted Building the Outer Ring (Copr Build VI) Consolation Prize Bloggin' it! (Planet IV) Tadpole with Legs Nom Nom Nom Shellshocked Associate Badger (Badger 1.5) Flock 2015 Speaker Flock 2015 Attendee Delivery Fedora Legal Badge of Doom You can call me "Patches" (SCM IV) Origin Like a Rock (Updates-Stable III) Master Badger (Badger III) Fedora 22 Change Accepted Macaron (Cookie I) Websites.NEXT Dancing with Toshio What goes around comes around (Karma II) It still works! Top 500 Mirror, Mirror on the Wall Top 100 Flock 2016 Attendee Froglet Krakow Brews! Chocolate Chip (Cookie II) Horcrux Black and White (Cookie III) Bob Loblaw (Planet V) LISA17 Extra!  Extra! Clickbait (Fedora Magazine I) Flock 2017 Attendee Steampunk Arcade Don't Call it a Comeback Curious Penguin (Ask Fedora I) The Panda Is In Flock Paparazzi Inside Job Amateur Radio SIG Member Meeting of the Minds Rollercoaster Restaurant Adult Frog What goes up... (Koji Failure IV) Pizzelle (Cookie IV) Flock 2018 Attendee Flock 2019 Attendee DevConf.cz 2020 Attendee Long Life to Pagure (Pagure IV) You’re on a boat! Fedora Advocate Long Life to Pagure (Pagure I) Readiness Long Life to Pagure (Pagure VI) Long Life to Pagure (Pagure V) Fedora & CentOS Social @ Summit 2020 Rainbow (Cookie V) nest-attendee-2020

What I do outside of Fedora (in FOSS)

  • I love learning about programming paradigms, particularly Functional Programming.
    • Along with that, I love learning the math behind it. Type theory and category theory are enjoyable. Provable correctness is amazing. :)
  • I maintain a small number of Ruby Gems.
  • I created http://da.gd/ and am currently rewriting it in Haskell.
  • I sometimes contribute to Facebook's Phabricator project in my spare time.

Non-software things that I do

  • I am a part-time student, currently majoring in CS at Youngstown State University.
    • I am the current Vice President for the YSU ACM student chapter.
    • 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 founder of The SYN/HAK Hackerspace in Akron, Ohio.
  • I am learning calligraphy in my free time.
  • I enjoy photography - I shoot Pentax.