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I am Josh, a Systems Engineer for Amazon.com. Prior to that I was Chief Technology Officer and the senior software developer for Digital Fruition, LLC. I specialize in PHP, JavaScript, CSS, Ruby, Linux, Mac OS X, VMware and more.

I am an avid Stack Exchange user and a Moderator Pro Tempore on Cognitive Sciences Stack Exchange. I sometimes stay in our chat room almost all the time, even if I'm not at my computer. To get my attention, just post a message in chat with @Josh in it, and I'll respond as soon as I can.

I can also be reached from my website or via email at stackexchange -at- josh -dot- gitlin -dot- name. If you have an any issues please don't hesitate to contact me.


Feb
4
comment Can the Internet work without DNS?
@Cruncher Not exactly. To quote Wikipedia: The Domain Name System (DNS) is a hierarchical distributed naming system for computers, services, or any resource connected to the Internet or a private network. Exchanging host files isn't the domain name system we have today.
Dec
26
awarded  Custodian
Dec
26
reviewed Approve .inputrc, TAB and CTRL-i
Dec
26
reviewed Approve Binding .inputrc on Mac?
Dec
23
awarded  Notable Question
Dec
3
awarded  Notable Question
Nov
28
awarded  Notable Question
Oct
30
awarded  Nice Answer
Oct
13
revised SSD has large amount of total writes
Added screenshot as per OP's request
Sep
28
awarded  Popular Question
Sep
27
comment How can I get the load average (and ONLY the load average) under Solaris?
Ug, cronjob to run every minute, no thanks, there must be a better way!
Sep
27
comment How can I get the load average (and ONLY the load average) under Solaris?
That works perfectly, thanks!
Sep
27
accepted How can I get the load average (and ONLY the load average) under Solaris?
Sep
27
asked How can I get the load average (and ONLY the load average) under Solaris?
Sep
21
awarded  Yearling
Sep
12
comment How can I create a temporary random TrueCrypt container via the command line?
@Ramhound see my answer for what I was trying to accomplish
Sep
12
answered How can I create a temporary random TrueCrypt container via the command line?
Sep
12
comment How can I create a temporary random TrueCrypt container via the command line?
dd if=/dev/urandom of=temp_keyfile bs=1 count=2048 would work.
Sep
12
asked How can I create a temporary random TrueCrypt container via the command line?
Sep
11
awarded  Popular Question