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In Search of Skyzyx...

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Out of nowhere, I decided to see where I was on the search engines. By typing in “skyzyx” and clicking go, I came across some interesting stuff. First of all, my website that I had in high school (1998) has a higher ranking than my current site does.

The spiders have done their job. My posts on Coding Forums, Jesebelle’s Guestbook, BeBits, ZDNet, and CoverCharge.org are all on all of the search engines. Even my submission to “Made with Macintosh supporters” is on there. That was in, like, 1997. Here are the rankings of my current website, Skyzyx.com, that you’re reading right now:

Ryan Parman

is an engineering manager with over 20 years of experience across software development, site reliability engineering, and security. He is the creator of SimplePie and AWS SDK for PHP, patented multifactor-authentication-as-a-service at WePay, defined much of the CI/CD and SRE disciplines at McGraw-Hill Education, and came up with the idea of “serverless, event-driven, responsive functions in the cloud” while at Amazon Web Services in 2010. Ryan's aptly-named blog, , is where he writes about ideas longer than . Ambivert. Curious. Not a coffee drinker.