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Hi! I’m Matthew Connelly, best known as Maff.

I’m a Systems Administrator, hobbyist photographer and scripting fanatic from Scotland. I’m currently a software engineer at NCR and work on (mostly Perl) projects in my spare time. My current “constantly improving” project is my home network, which I’ve added multiple access points to, and have set up external monitoring for my hardware through Grafana, for which I’ve developed custom systems to collect in-depth metrics. As well as this, I’ve worked on other projects including a daemon for monitoring directories and performing actions on files added to them, and a simple hybrid site generator system which powered this site for some time.

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