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I currently work as a Unix administrator/programmer, mostly on Solaris, with a smaller amount of work on Linux, FreeBSD, network security, firewalls, and miscellaneous other things as needed.
I finished a B.S. degree in Computer Science @ UC Riverside in 2002, mostly inspired by the purchase of my first PC in 1996, and turning that PC into a '$2k (workbone) CD player' after being completely disappointed with Windows 95, and discovering Linux as a stable alternative OS for PCs, minus the frequent Netscape segfaults.
I was kicking around the idea of writing a dedicated Netflix queue manager for Maemo 5 on the N900 for a while, and Meego and the N950 (and really just the growth of Qt on Nokia devices, Symbian^3, etc... lately) has put fresh momentum back into that goal. I'm fairly pleased with the progress I've made so far, with most of the network-related pieces worked out, fetching RSS feeds, parsing for title/synopsis/thumbnail details, fetching/saving/loading images from network or local cache, etc... and some of the GUI issues (containers, layouts, scroll areas, etc...) have been more frustrating than the more 'technical' coding, and switching to QML for GUI components might be a nice change vs more traditional desktop UI methods.
Current nfqm project.
I currently have an N810, N900, N950 (thanks!), N8, and E7 for Maemo/Meego/Harmattan/Symbian^3 development targets, and a Dell Mini 10v that I've used with Meego off and on. I've done most of my coding on Linux and OS X, but Linux seems to be the most predictable so far, and I still haven't figured out how to get stderr output on OS X with the 'open whatever.app' methodology.