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From: Maciej Mrozowski <reavertm@×××××.com>
To: gentoo-project@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-project] New developer: Kacper Kowalik (Xarthisius)
Date: Wed, 14 Jul 2010 15:14:55
In Reply to: [gentoo-project] New developer: Kacper Kowalik (Xarthisius) by Tobias Heinlein
On Wednesday 14 of July 2010 11:55:51 Tobias Heinlein wrote:
> Continuing my habit of sending new developer announcements way too late, > I'll introduce you to Kacper "Xarthisius" Kowalik from Torún, Poland > today. It's 11AM here and already 30°+ in my room, thus I can't seem to > think of some interesting introductory text, so here's just how he > describes himself: > > "Currently, I am PhD student at Toruń Centre for Astronomy, NCU, Poland. > My research is related to planetary formations processes and mostly > based on what people call with awe/despise "number crunching", or > grid-based magnetohydrodynamical simulations to be exact. As a result I > crave for shear computing power, which recently brought me to GPGPU and > large clusters. Apart from PhD I work as small cluster (~40 cores + > GPUs) administrator @ TCfA which is unfortunately located 12km outside > of town, at TCfA Observatory (no one knows why, but we cannot move it... > that's the beauty of university's bureaucracy). > Remaining shreds of spare time I have are dedicated to my girlfriend and > casual life activities, i.e. when I am not at looking at any gentoo bugs > ;)". > > Please do not give him a warm welcome, it's hot enough already anyway.
I feel obligated by my name to give freezing welcome. Se be it. (looks like some new Polish wave is taking over, good, good.... *evil laugh*) -- regards MM