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The Geekword Puzzle

By Samuel Kotel Bisbee-vonKaufmann

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[ Crossword formatting and JavaScript via Alon Altman's cwd. The ASCII-art, printable version is available here. ]

 

Across

1: Only after you read
4: Incorrectly thought to be the first PC web browser
10: `echo ibm | sed -e 's/^../bp/'`
11: >>
12: Software packaged with hardware v. retail version
13: Snow Crash, _ interface deck
14: -o flag value needed to change disk permissions
16: Thin Client Application Framework
17: - comment, often used by trolls
21: getopts, change position parameters
23: Opposite of 17D
24: Connects file dc to new file i
26: OpenMoko, fully integrated open source _ platform
29: Opera's Direct Connect network client (abbr)
30: /usr/share/_/*.mp3
31: -n0, eth0 for wireless
32: "Keep your ear to the _"
33: Tensile, formerly
Down

1: Ctrl + C does this
2: XVoice, a continuous _ recognizer
3: `echo "I HAVE KARMA" | sed -e 's/[VEHR ]//g' -e 's/./& /g' | awk '{print $3$5$5$5$2$1}'
4: _al, what to refer to before 1D
5: cd _ files
6: Gave the signal that the Internet was coming
7: C-like language to specify reports
8: _ctive package support, common IT focus
9: `echo "cd -l" | tr -d '[:punct:][:blank:]'`
15: True when 17D is run
18: Opposite of 22A
19: Three ways to interface with directories
20: Linus' comments are treated this way
22: A shortcut home
25: _ed nodes
26: "Clamp _ to pmtu"
27: reb_, `shutdown -r now`
28: _nout, feared FOSS contribution result

 


Solution to the last month's Geekword (ASCII version here):

 

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[BIO]

Samuel Kotel Bisbee-vonKaufmann was born ('87) and raised in the Boston, MA area. His interest in all things electronics was established early as his father was an electrician. Teaching himself HTML and web design at the age of 10, Sam has spiraled deeper into the confusion that is computer science and the FOSS community, running his first distro, Red Hat, when he was approximately 13 years old. Entering boarding high school in 2002, Northfield Mount Hermon, he found his way into the school's computer club, GEECS for Electronics, Engineering, Computers, and Science (a recursive acronym), which would allow him to share in and teach the Linux experience to future generations. Also during high school Sam was abducted into the Open and Free Technology Community (http://www.oftc.org), had his first article published, and became more involved in various communities and projects.

Sam is currently pursuing a degree in Computer Science at Boston University and continues to be involved in the FOSS community. Other hobbies include martial arts, writing, buildering, working, chess, and crossword puzzles. Then there is something about Linux, algorithms, programing, etc., but who makes money doing that?

Sam prefers programming in C++ and Bash, is fluent in Java and PHP, and while he can work in Perl, he hates it. If you would like to know more then feel free to ask.


Copyright © 2007, Samuel Kotel Bisbee-vonKaufmann. Released under the Open Publication License unless otherwise noted in the body of the article. Linux Gazette is not produced, sponsored, or endorsed by its prior host, SSC, Inc.

Published in Issue 135 of Linux Gazette, February 2007

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