This blog was originally created as a series on the design and implementation of Apply, an online grant management system written in Ruby on Rails with (as of early 2017) over 7,500 registered users. After four years in production, the system is being rewritten for v1.0. </proudpapa> The blog will likely scopecreep to cover my wildest computer-related ramblings. Have a look at my résumé here if you like.
Hi, I'm Erik. Since 2009, I've worked at the American Library Association in the Public Programs Office, developing and supporting the Apply system, or otherwise making things go in PPO. My background is mostly in web programming and UNIX systems administration.
When I'm not working, I'm usually making music, hanging out with Bessie, taking pictures, scribbling random thoughts, contemplating old episodes of ST:TNG, hanging around with my nogoodnik friends, hacking audio equipment, developing film once in a while... Feel free to drop me a line: firstname.lastname@example.org
Better yet, have a listen to my most recent album: