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May 9, 2001 11:30 AM   Subscribe

If you're reading this, then you're probably qualified. This is my job, but I've tendered my resignation so I can move out to Wyoming and become a carpenter. If you know a web-master/designer who's been 'down-sized' (and who doesn't?), hook a brother up.
It's actually a nice place to work. I don't dig the corporate thing at all, but the IS dept is very friendly and you do get a measure of creative freedom. (and i've broken them in, so they're used to off the wall ideas.)
posted by jcterminal (22 comments total)

 
Is that all webmastering is worth these days? Yikes.
posted by sudama at 11:47 AM on May 9, 2001


Haha.... Oh my god, this is hilarious, I'm about to leave to go interview for this position.
posted by SpecialK at 12:27 PM on May 9, 2001


specialk:

so you ARE! hahahah. that's awesome!
posted by jcterminal at 12:33 PM on May 9, 2001


OK. Sticking with my MCSE/CCNA track stuff. No offense.
posted by dhartung at 12:35 PM on May 9, 2001


I'll be there ~ 1:30. Meet you then!
posted by SpecialK at 12:35 PM on May 9, 2001


> OK. Sticking with my MCSE/CCNA track stuff. No offense.

Ditto. Site-building is for fun. (I also play make-your-ears-bleed music for local bars'n'parties, which is also fun, but I don't expect to make that into a career either.)
posted by jfuller at 12:42 PM on May 9, 2001


Of course, a full-time webmaster making $9.45 an hour should read up on yesterday's living wage thread.
posted by
ahughey at 12:47 PM on May 9, 2001


OK, that's that for this thread.

Behold... the power of MeFi.
posted by SpecialK at 4:11 PM on May 9, 2001


Amended to say: I'm happy. Rentrak seems like a great place.
posted by SpecialK at 4:39 PM on May 9, 2001


it makes me wonder where the population centers of mefi are?

anyone want to create a database of regged users and create a map for us right-brained ones?
posted by jcterminal at 4:40 PM on May 9, 2001


Hmn... PHP has some interesting image-manip tools. Depending on what database MeFi is on (Too lazy/late for class to look it up on metatalk now...) ...could probably use PHP to parse that field out, do a match with a database of locations vs a coordinate on a map image, and place a pixel there...
posted by SpecialK at 4:48 PM on May 9, 2001


Umm... Not volunteering. At least, not until this summer.
posted by SpecialK at 4:48 PM on May 9, 2001


I could probably manage that, since I have access to some good geocoding applications. Mapping to zip code centroids might be the best way to go, for US users.
posted by Aaaugh! at 6:15 PM on May 9, 2001


Yeah, but we don't have zip codes for all users... Matt, are you listening?
posted by SpecialK at 9:49 PM on May 9, 2001


Do we have zip codes for any users? Matt does collect IP addresses, though. Maybe it would be easier to use something like Host Name to Latitude/Longitude.
posted by Aaaugh! at 3:16 AM on May 10, 2001


Both of those ideas sound pretty neat. You can never have too many maps.
posted by eckeric at 9:02 AM on May 10, 2001


Remember that not all users here have Zip codes, so while it'd work for American users (and probably take into consideration Canadian Postal Codes) I don't know if it be useful for users outside North America, which is unfortunate because it'd be pretty neat.
posted by cCranium at 9:50 AM on May 10, 2001


Meawhile, how did the interview go, SpecialK?
posted by briank at 10:23 AM on May 10, 2001


Briank, they hired me. That day. Sorry, I didn't post it because I didn't want to brag...
posted by SpecialK at 11:06 AM on May 10, 2001


Hey, 'grats SpecialK. That's excellent.
posted by cCranium at 11:07 AM on May 10, 2001


Thanks. :) Behold... the power of MeFi!
posted by SpecialK at 11:11 AM on May 10, 2001


I've tendered my resignation so I can move out to Wyoming and become a carpenter.

What's the pay like for carpentry these days?
posted by kindall at 11:54 AM on May 10, 2001


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