SparkPeople IT - Tech, Web, and Computer People Team Messageboard This group is for Sparkers who work -- or play -- with computers by doing software development, IT support, or any kind of high-tech work there is. SparkPeople IT - Tech, Web, and Computer People Team Messageboard IRC? Does anyone on here do IRC? Should we make a #SparkPeople channel? Fri, 5 Jul 2013 19:14:14 EST Hacker School? Hey, have any of you done Hacker School? <link> </link> <BR> <BR> I'd love to hear about your experiences! Sun, 30 Jun 2013 16:34:56 EST Doom, doom, doom! Hi, all! I'm MagpieOfDoom. I work in a semi techy job, meaning I do a little bit of web development between all of my meetings. And I administer and train people on web applications we buy from vendors, too, I guess. <BR> <BR> ANYWAY, hello! I was glad to see there was a techy group on here. <em>41</em> Wed, 19 Jun 2013 17:44:11 EST Motivational Quotes Im just wondering if anyone out there has any quotes or proverbs that motivates them? <BR> <BR> I have one that has always pushed me to be the best that I can be. In the maori language the proverb goes.. <BR> <BR> Wh&#257;ia te iti kahurangi, ki te <BR> tuohu koe me maunga teitei <BR> <BR> in english it translates to the following.. <BR> <BR> Pursue that which is precious, and <BR> do not be deterred by anything less <BR> than a lofty mountain. <BR> <BR> It is a proverb which encourages ... Wed, 17 Apr 2013 17:17:11 EST Me Pia Kia Ora!, <BR> <BR> My name is Pia.. from Aotearoa (New Zealand). I have just started my weight loss journey and saw this team as a great opportunity to help me get motivated and keep on track to my goals :). Wed, 17 Apr 2013 16:59:33 EST Hello IT folks! I'm Freddie My name is Freddie. I'm 31 years old and have 3 kids and a wonderful wife of 11 years. I am a desktop administrator for a 500+ seat, 1000+ employee call center in Alabama. I also provide remote support for another 1000+ remote users in our company spanning from LA to NY. I have been blessed get this job in November 2012. The blessing comes in that I started school for Computer Information Systems in January 2013. So when I finish school in 4 years I will already have 4 years of experien... Sat, 2 Mar 2013 12:59:46 EST IT. What do you do? I noticed there's not many posts, so i was wondering what the other IT members do? <BR> <BR> I'm a data analyst for a survey company working with Light Detection and Radar scanning. (LiDAR) Tue, 5 Feb 2013 11:57:37 EST Attracting new members The team page could use a few more forums and topics. At the moment there is no clear direction. But only team leaders can add forums. Chris Wed, 16 Jan 2013 09:42:46 EST I'm Chris or Christine Jan. 2008 I joined SP and then 2 years ago I started a team about evening eating. I have learned plenty about nutrition , etc. I have not lost much weight. I have many spark friends and even met a couple. I am caregiver to my DH who had a stroke in 2006. I am a retired science teacher to deaf students. My DH was a civil engineer and later a programmer for insurance companies. I love anything related to the ocean. I enjoy using the computer for sparking an d lots of other things. I just got... Wed, 2 Jan 2013 18:03:28 EST Hi, I'm Chris I've decided to get my life back on track. A little Bio: Age: 25, No Kids, Data Control Clerk (IT) Goal is to slowly make my way up the corporate ladder to a position in Data Security. <BR> <BR> Max Started Weight: (July 3rd 2012) 368 <BR> Current Weight: 353 <BR> Goal Weight: 250 <BR> <BR> Roughly 2 weeks in and 15 pounds lighter (VERY NICE FEELING) <BR> My average workout days are 5 days a week: (Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri, Sat) <BR> 45 Minutes on Treadmill <BR> 45 Minutes on Crosstrainer <... Tue, 17 Jul 2012 20:15:56 EST Post your Login Points here Post your daily Login Points here Tue, 13 Mar 2012 11:14:18 EST Hi, I'm Barb This looks like a relatively new team, and it fits my professional life. There are special challenges to fitness for the IT professional... not the least of which is our inability to "let go" of the puzzle we're solving and take care of our bodies! <BR> <BR> What better venue than Spark to connect with others facing similar challenges. <BR> <BR> Basic bio: 59. Divorced. One child, who's grown and married and out of the house. Two cats (yeah, like having programmers to manage in the hou... Sat, 28 Jan 2012 19:48:16 EST Hi, I'm John Hey all you IT types, let's get on the team and help Narbon (Sally) put us on the map! C'mon all you deskside and help desk support superstars! Dig in, DBAs! Calling all communication specialists! Nudging all the network designers and installers! Wake up, data warehouse dudes/dudettes! Prompting all programmers; prompting all programmers! Even you pointy and not so pointy-haired IT managers! What have you got to lose but weight and inches? <BR> <BR> By way of introduction, I'm a 30-y... Sat, 14 Jan 2012 14:53:24 EST Hi I am Sally Starr I noticed there was not a High-Tech team, so I created this one. I setup my Sparks people account in 2010, but became active in November of 2011. I have decided 2012 is my year to get in "The best shape ever !!!" Thu, 12 Jan 2012 10:40:08 EST