This project has been both fun and enjoyable, but my life has become much busier lately than it used to be. Rather than cancel or end the Ubuntu Community Interviews series, I have found someone who is both able and excited to take it over. Just as it was once passed to me, I am now passing the baton to Joe Barker (Joeb454 on the forums), who will do a wonderful job with it in its new home on his blog.
I am a husband, father, reader, writer, researcher, occasional website designer and administrator, and all-around geek. I am also a musician who plays the guitar and the bass; I play in a local band and have played as a studio musician for other artists. I am an avid and voracious reader, speak several languages, have worked as an information consultant on topics including culture, language, religion and computers, and spent several years running a small business in North Africa.
This is where I write about stuff that a friend or acquaintance might find interesting; kind of like a Twitter feed, but with more than 140 characters per post. I also like to review books that publishers send me, and occasionally some that I buy; let me know if you have any suggestions.
You can email me at matthew AT matthewhelmke DOT com with any comments or questions.