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bio website josh.gitlin.name
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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.


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revised How to stop Mac to convert typing double dash to emdash?
This is inane but it's how it works, thanks Apple!
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revised SSD has large amount of total writes
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revised How does my HD retain state when I disconnect my laptop battery?
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revised Why is the Dollar Sign not working?
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revised Why is the Dollar Sign not working?
Formatting FTW
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revised How do I set the Apache2 DocumentRoot to a “vboxsf” VirtualBox Shared Folder? (permissions issue?)
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revised Decrypting and reading a FileVault sparsebundle in Linux?
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revised Alternative to Preview for scanning on Mac OS X
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revised Is it possible to open a second shell session that will remember the user, machine, and directory I am in?
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revised Is it possible to open a second shell session that will remember the user, machine, and directory I am in?
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revised Is it possible to open a second shell session that will remember the user, machine, and directory I am in?
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revised Software that test your memory in Mac?
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revised Is there a list of official OSX keyboard shortcuts?
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revised Incorrect md5sums on downloaded files
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