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Zack Urlocker is a pseudonym for a Silicon Valley software executive rapidly approaching his mid-life crisis.

Mr. Urlocker has worked for twenty years in the software industry and has held executive positions in Engineering and Marketing at a range of enterprise software companies. He is a frequent speaker on using open source technology for competitive advantage. Mr. Urlocker is an avid runner and occasional marathoner. He qualified for Boston Marathon with a PR of 3:18.

He lives in Santa Cruz, California, with his wife and a small but growing collection of antique computers, electric guitars and Dennis Wheatley crime dossiers.

He writes at: (inactive)

While I do not receive any endorsement fees or "pay per post" fees for my writing, I occasionally receive complimentary review copies of books, CDs, software and other gear. I have also received comp tickets to some club shows (nothing fancy, believe me). I publish links to some products on Amazon. There are also ads on the site for music related products through Google, Amazon etc. The fees generated from these ads fund the hosting of these blogs as well as the occasional purchase of some new piece of equipment.

Content on these blogs are Copyright (c) M. Zack Urlocker 2005-2013. All rights reserved. Material may not be reproduced without permission from the author.