The Blog of Justin Loutsch

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I'm Justin, and I live in Boston. I'm a huge geek into process automation and work reduction, and am also an editor at Eat Your Serial. Thanks for dropping by!

Archive for the 'Work' Category

Recently a hard drive failed in our RAID 5 QNAP NAS array. The CTO suggested a low level format would make the drive usable again, and he was right. In my case it was a Seagate drive, so I used Seatools and it’s full erase feature. I found that Seatools wouldn’t run via USB, nor […]

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A Long Way to Go

Sunday, November 1st, 2009

My director observed me in the classroom last week, and then met with me after and told me I have a long way to go to becoming a good teacher.  When she asked about my previous experience teaching German I told her it was not in a formal classroom but an immersion environment.  What I’m […]

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A slow first month but a busy 2nd week

Sunday, October 25th, 2009

My first month began with a week filled with review, followed by 2 days of testing in which no material was taught. The material that I didn’t not teach last week will have to be crammed into 2 days this week instead of 3 (MWF normally) because Friday we are having an all day Halloween […]

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An extension of college

Saturday, October 24th, 2009

I was told by one of my coworkers while at the bar last night that there is a huge community of English teachers in Seoul, and that it mostly revolves around the bar scene. She said that teaching English in Seoul is, for most people, an extension of college. That’s not really quite what I’m […]

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Teaching English in Seoul

Saturday, October 24th, 2009

I started my first day of teaching last Friday (October the 16th) and it was very overwhelming. The kids are constantly yelling out “teacher! teacher!” whenever they have a question. I got over this quickly and ignore most of them and tell them to ask one at a time. The last teacher instituted a dollar […]

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Working at Concordia language villages

Saturday, October 24th, 2009

Working at the Concordia language village was an amazing experience for me. I am still shocked by this because of the short time in which I worked there, just 2 weekends a month for four short months. These weekends changed me tremendously. A brief explanation: these villages are language immersion camps for middle school and […]

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Feeling Alone and Unsatisified.

Monday, June 25th, 2007

All of a sudden I feel really alone today.  I’m just not very happy about my job right now, or my dad.  The job is just starting to suck, sales are really being pushed and we have to upgrade upgrade upgrade while at the same time we are not being given enough cars to do […]

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I had some downtime at work today…

Sunday, June 17th, 2007

So i thought I would make a picture…

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Horror Story at Budget

Sunday, June 17th, 2007

This lady I helped today, I was shaking mad at the manager for talking to her the way he did. It felt good to actually try and do something for someone, even though I got shot down for it in the end (oh btw, I forgot to tell you about this, so here it goes: […]

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