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As a full-stack engineer, I can build modern, real-time web applications very quickly, using , , and other powerful open source tools .

Bio: Co-founded the visa-free startup ship, Blueseed, the Quantified Self Forum (a community for self-trackers), and a financial news aggregator.

Worked at Yahoo! and Google.

More about me on on Wikipedia or on my website.

Passively looking for opportunities with truly disruptive startups - biotech, AI, 3D printing, machine learning, cryptocurrencies, prediction markets etc.


Mar
18
answered Distributed computing through AWS
Jan
30
awarded  Self-Learner
Oct
31
comment Disable caching when serving static files with Nginx (for development)
On Windows, "expires off" still doesn't disable caching of html files. Super frustrating when I update a file in my IDE, but !$#%ing nginx serves an old version.
Oct
27
comment Why couldn't MAC addresses be used instead of IPv4|6 for networking?
@RobM: how is this question not constructive? Let alone the hundreds of upvotes, it challenges a fundamental networking assumption.
Oct
11
comment nginx symlinks permission denied / 403 Forbidden on Mac OSX
I have the same problem on Windows 7 with nginx 1.4.0: unknown directive "disable_symlinks"
Sep
19
revised Nginx 1 FastCGI sent in stderr: “Primary script unknown”
Remove unnecessary commented lines so the "much more basic" config is indeed basic
Sep
19
suggested approved edit on Nginx 1 FastCGI sent in stderr: “Primary script unknown”
Sep
18
comment Git clone with user and password
Duplicate on StackOverflow has more substantial answers.
Aug
9
accepted How exactly do I install MongoDB 2.4, instead of the latest version?
Jul
21
revised How exactly do I install MongoDB 2.4, instead of the latest version?
added 21 characters in body
Jul
17
awarded  Teacher
Jul
17
answered How exactly do I install MongoDB 2.4, instead of the latest version?
Jul
17
asked How exactly do I install MongoDB 2.4, instead of the latest version?
Jul
11
revised add new user with root access in Linux
Why do others keep recommending to mess with editing files?!
Jul
11
comment add new user with root access in Linux
This seems overly complex... isn't it enough to add the user to the sudo group as in my answer? 200+ upvotes can't be wrong.
Jul
11
answered add new user with root access in Linux
Jul
4
revised nginx - is using $http_host dangerous?
English fix
Jul
4
suggested approved edit on nginx - is using $http_host dangerous?
Apr
11
revised Heartbleed: What is it and what are options to mitigate it?
Add how to verify, and what to restart
Apr
10
suggested approved edit on Heartbleed: What is it and what are options to mitigate it?