Monday, August 15th, 2011

Welcome Brian!

Welcome Brian Stinson (LT member tabashco), our new systems administrator: the person who keeps the servers running, plans expansions, monitors performance and protects your data.

Brian describes himself as a city kid from Witchita, KS (and writes “Before you ask, I’ve never met Dorothy, and I couldn’t grow some wheat to save my life but the Sunflower State will always be home”). He earned his BS in Computer Science from Kansas State University, where he’s soon to begin a graduate program in Political Science. Brian will be supported by the rest of the LibraryThing staff, who have become much more familiar with the systems side of LibraryThing since John informed us of his departure.

Brian likes C-Span, running, reading, college football, sledding, and listening to campus radio. His favorite authors include Ernest Hemingway, Cory Doctorow, Arthur Conan Doyle, and Mark Twain. You can follow him on Twitter at @tabashco.

Labels: employees, servers, sysadmin

4 Comments:

  1. kath says:

    Welcome Brian! Congratulations on joining
    a great team :)

    Have fun and enjoy! Oh, and do good~
    it makes us sad when LT has to go down :)

  2. Heather says:

    Yaaaay! Welcome Brian, I hope you like working for LT… it sounds like a dream-job!

  3. Jean says:

    Hey Brian! Welcome! We’ll try not to be too demanding… At first.

  4. gponym says:

    Welcome, Brian! This site is a godsend. Doing a job like yours perfectly is impossible, so I hope you will get good guidance on priorities and can minimize the self-inflicted. And have fun!

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