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Jason Ormes

Cyber Security Coder who is really good at breaking things that I shouldn't.

Location Plainfield IL Joined Joined onΒ  github website

Education

Masters in Distributed Systems from Depaul 2009. Bachelors in Information Systems 1997.

Work

Cyber Security Architect at Fermilab

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What is the nightmare for programmers?

Not being able to come up with a project that will keep my at...

What would you be if you were not in the tech industry?

Professional Guitar player so basically homeless I think.

What is your current job title and what do you aspire to be?

I did the management route for a few years after being in tec...

What is your current job title and what do you aspire to be?

Title is Cyber Security Architect, aspire to be retired fishe...

What terminal do you use?

KDE user so I use Konsole mostly.

why are there so many programming languages when they all do the same thing?

Different hammers for different tasks mostly.

What's your fav Linux distro

I'm mostly using KDE Neon at the moment. Gives me the latest...

where would you live if you could be remote full-time?

Base of a mountain on a beach by a river some place.

What type of chair do you sit on when coding?

Here you go... desk is a little messy at the moment.

What type of chair do you sit on when coding?

I went to the junkyard and got a really comfortable car seat....

What is your fitness routine?

I ride my bike 25 to 30 miles every other day when the weathe...

What headphones/earphones do you wear when coding?

Ath-m40x's. Very comfortable and sound great.

We built a social network for sharing knowledge

I don't see it mentioned on the support page, but how are ca...

What do you guys do when you have a really long day?

Drink alcoholic beverages...

How do you "wind down" the work week effectively?

Friday morning is wrapping up paperwork and status reports. ...

What is your fitness routine?

Ride a bike about 70 miles a week, really helps clear the min...

Why People Don't Like When Chrome Messes with URLs

Phishing is my biggest concern. We preach constantly to our u...

Where in the world do you DEV?

Yes you do...

What was the first programming language you learned?

C64 basic for me, I typed so many programs out of magazines b...

Tell me about your first email address

Mine was on the Tallahassee freenet back in the early 90s..co...

What are the hardest parts about working from home?

Staying focused on work related tasks rather than focusing ...

Hello again. It's time to do some work!

Would be nice if the content took advantage of my widescree...

I've created a free website to help musicians learn how to play every possible scale. I'd love your feedback!

yep just checked and it looks good on my desktop system. oh...

I've created a free website to help musicians learn how to play every possible scale. I'd love your feedback!

Might be because I'm on an Android tablet.

I've created a free website to help musicians learn how to play every possible scale. I'd love your feedback!

your guitar diagrams are off I think. It almost looks like...

How to migrate all your Git repositores to a new computer?

What was your reason for not just rsyncing the whole file str...

How much does audio quality matter to you with your headphone music?

I think it depends on the amount of ear training you have. ...

What is your top interesting cron job for your daily life? 🀯

Alas no, I still have to go to work tomorrow.

What is your top interesting cron job for your daily life? 🀯

I have one that scrapes lottery numbers off a website and ema...

How to get motivation back

Number 4 exercise is my big go to. It becomes a lot more d...

How to make your life easier on remote Linux servers (SSH)

Its missing gssapi/kerberos support. Otherwise it looks gr...

Looking for Great Headphones

I really like the Audio Technica M40x and M50x's Come with...

How do you handle distraction?

I just flow with the distraction. Eventually I'll come bac...

My Home Office & Workstation

It's too neat to be a developers workstation I think. Need...

What did you do before programming?

Sitting all day will send you to an early grave as well. A...

If you were tasked to conduct a security audit on a server/database-backed web app, where would you start?

I always start with an inventory, then check patch levels o...

Discussion: What is the best way to get users to refresh a web app?

Do something to cause their browser to crash...

What are your daily methods for handling stress?

I find exercise is a big stress reliever. My particular fo...

Where in the world do you DEV?

Plainfield, IL.

What do you listen to while you work?

Joe Rogan podcasts...

Internet for Developers

I think I'd mention the good old IRC. There are tons of de...

"Waiting times" at work.

I generally catch up on conference videos on youtube for wh...

How To Take Notes on Everything

reminds me a lot of what was called a Memex a long time ago...

What is the hardest part of your job?

my biggest problem is getting motivated to finish off proje...

What's your most re-watchable movie?

Office space whenever my work annoys me.

The Trials and Tribulations of actix-web and the OSS community

If someone is really upset about it and thinks their way is...

Which computer era would have been the most exciting to take part in?

I remember how incredible it was when doom first came out w...

What's your greatest software development skill?

Kludging stuff together rather quickly to solve short term ...

How many monitors do you use when programming?

so configuration wise I have 3 side by side and the 4th ove...

How many monitors do you use when programming?

I have 4 in my current configuration. Each is a drasticall...

Convince me that types are awesome

I tend to deal with a lot of unstructured unknown data so h...

How do you handle unproductive days at work?

I always find getting some exercise clears my head and gets...

What are you "old enough to remember" in software development?

Editing Cobol in edlin on an AIX system.

My beautiful Linux development environment

Does mailspring do calendaring as well?

How do you organize your projects?

I have not but it looks to just be a front end for kvm. If...

How do you organize your projects?

Let me know if you get stuck on anything and I can try to h...

How do you organize your projects?

one thing that does make it faster for me is that I created...

How do you organize your projects?

I don't know if screenshots would help much. I use Linux a...

How do you organize your projects?

I develop using virtual machines so everything from a proje...

What have you crashed?

Seeing as my primary area of coding is vulnerability scan a...

Writing a Terminal Application in 2019

I like it already, nice job.

Writing a Terminal Application in 2019

Any chance you have a screenshot of your interface. I reall...

What was your win this week?

usually, with each successive child, you don't worry as muc...

Workspace Wednesday: Show off your desk/computer setup!

I tend to lean back a bit, I'm about 5' 9" so not overly ta...

Workspace Wednesday: Show off your desk/computer setup!

photos.app.goo.gl/FqexeS9ZcUi9pbsw5 my messy office.

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