War Morgan Project

I’ve just finished signing up for RPM Challenge ’08. The goal is to complete one album with 10 songs or 35 minutes of original material recorded during the month of February.

I set up a site for my project, the “War Morgan Project” — where I’ll post notes and media specific to the project. I’ve co-written a few songs with Snake Oil Salesmen, but never put out anything of my own, so this should be a fun experiment to get those music composition gears going.

About the name, “War Morgan Project,” it is a play on the name of an organ sample on my synth (Warm Organ) and my middle name (Morgan.)

— Paul Schuh

Mario and Luigi

Mario and Luigi

Originally uploaded by schuhfits

After watching some of the MacWorld 2008 interviews with the folks at Gelaskins, I went ahead and ordered a few for my laptops. They arrived earlier today and honestly, the only problem I have is not enough laptops to get all the designs I like.

On a related note, I am also testing Flickr’s Blog feature with this post… let’s see how well it works.

Just what do you think you’re doing, Paul?

Things are ramping up with this blog as I bring it back online. I sort of feel like Dr. Chandra bringing Hal 9000 back online — one element at a time, and as each step is completed, the system becomes more familiar and responsive.

I’m completely operational, and all my circuits are functioning perfectly. — Hal 9000

So, anyway, as I re-assemble the site, I will slowly but surely republish some of the old articles with tips and tricks that are still applicable (SSH port tunneling, for example) — and also, I’ll try to update them as well.

About this site — it used to have the title ‘Tao of Network Administration’ — since I plan to cover more than just network administration, I’ve settled on the less specific “Tao of Schuh.”

By day, I manage the network and many of the servers and linux/unix computing labs for the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Cornell University. Occasionally I will develop LAMP (Linux Apache MySQL PHP) applications and assist with computer and network security prevention as well as post-incident security analysis and forensics. I’ve maintained CISSP certification since 2001.

By night, I play bass guitar with the Snake Oil Salesmen; read books; compose/write music with Ableton Live, Reason, and Logic Pro; and I’m currently teaching myself (aka playing around with) the Apple Final Cut Studio suite of applications — mostly Final Cut Pro and Motion.

And finally, when its warm — I just might be out on Cayuga Lake sailing my 1974 Ranger 23 sailboat.

Here’s to the future!

Paul Schuh