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IT Manager's Journal: The Free Geek Experience [Parts I & II]

Jan 23, 2005, 05:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jay Lyman)

From Part I:

"This article is a journal of my participation in the adoption program at Free Geek in Portland, Ore., where 24 hours of old computer boxes, blood, dust, drives, and heavy-ass monitors can earn you a free, GNU Linux box, lovingly referred to as a FreekBox.

"Day 1: Wear gloves, kill mice

"After waiting about two weeks to come up in the volunteer rotation, I was first called to duty in Recycling, where Jason pointed out the various, large bins--for metal, plastic, different wiring, motherboards, power supplies, and drives--and some heaping stacks of old towers..."

Complete Story (Part I)

Complete Story (Part II)

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