Thesis Writing

While I was writing my PhD thesis, I used a script and collection of tools to track and publicize my progress, as a way of motivating myself. And, you know, procrastinating. Regardless, it worked; you can see what it looked like at the end and download my Thesis Writing Tracker script for your own use.

Cloud Metadata is an early prototype of a metadata service for information about available cloud providers and services. While abstraction layers exist for connecting to and using cloud services from many providers, there's no central index. Until now.


To ensure I remain current with the practice of computer science and not just research, I use my spare time for consulting on topics like software development, migrating to cloud computing, and application deployment through Pontis Technology Consulting.