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James Sanders

Freelance Technology Writer — Freelance
Covers:  Cloud computing, security, enterprise technology, networking, open source software, SaaS
Doesn't Cover: Venture capital, Wearable technology

Writer of various topics, often in a fashion generously described as humorous. Views are mine, not of my employer. (But they can be yours, too.)

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I'm making the transition from programmer to technology writer, and currently write primarily about Cloud Computing and Enterprise Security for TechRepublic and for special projects, ZDNet.

I'm an open-source advocate, and use Fedora as the daily driver on the desktop, and Debian on servers (bes...

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@jas_np — 202 followers, 264 tweets

Aug 31, 2017

"Ex" indicates negative or past, "pro" usually indicates future or positive. So, why isn't an exhibition a prohibition?

Aug 31, 2017

RT @ConnerForrest: Raptor Computing looks to end X86 domination with POWER9-based Talos II Secure Workstation  http://tek.io/2vSEGnk  by @jas_np

Aug 31, 2017

RT @UenoZooGardens: 学校に行きたくないと思い悩んでいるみなさんへ アメリカバクは敵から逃げる時は、一目散に水の中へ飛び込みます 逃げる時に誰かの許可はいりません。脇目も振らず逃げて下さい もし逃げ場所がなければ、動物園にいらっしゃい。人間社会なんぞに…

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Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yeah -- a Brother electric typewriter from the early 1990s. The sound it makes as you press the keys is so... satisfying.

When's the best time to pitch you?

There are are no good or bad times -- only good or bad pitches. Between the magic email and time zones, timing should not be a concern.

What's the worst pitch you ever got?

That [Company] just completed another round of funding. It's the least possible newsworthy story -- it doesn't have any impact on users.