Frustrated artist, having to do geek work for a living.
I build web sites with open source software. I’ve worked on e-commerce systems, disaster management and web analytics applications for the last 10 years. My areas of expertise are the Linux, Apache, MySQL and PHP stack, plus web technologies such as jQuery, HTML 5, Amazon Web Services, and PHP frameworks (Zend Framework and Laravel). Given my obsession with PHP, I took some time a while back to take Zend Certification.
When I’m not writing code, I’m taking photographs, playing with my kids, or living a sardine’s life in the jam packed commuter train. I am on a continuous quest to find out why I don’t get fat, cutting down my consumption of donuts, and saving up to get to the land of the midnight sun. Short-term, my goals are more attainable: