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related areas in Information Technology (IT).
» February 2004 - present: Self-employed
freelancer, consultant and programmer focusing on: information-driven
web sites; web design and programming; web site usability engineering; search-engine
optimization techniques; affiliate marketing; and other related Information
Technology (IT) fields. Current projects and/or clients include:
- 1officesupply.us -- Office Supply Warehouse: Over 20,000 office-supply and office furniture items!
- >>> 1-organized-home.com [06/07/2014] Blinds,
lighting, area rugs and other Home Accessories — offers
the very best in area rugs, blinds, curtains bedding and other
related products. >>> 2013-11-18
Incorporates: crhowto.org >>> [DIRECT-SERVER.
- AOR — Advanced Orthomolecular Research
- >>> apr17.com [03/03/2014] - "Superb
Values in Home Decor, Bedding and Furniture" >>>
- bicycle7 -- Parts and Accessories
for Bicycles >>> [was: DIRECT-SERVER.
- >>> crbasic.com Sewing Mach. -
orig. host: 1and1
- >>> crbasics.org African-American
and Urban Clothing and Fashion Products. >>>> [DIRECT HOSTING-SERVER ADDR. httpme.com]
- >>> crfolks.org Arts
and Crafts supplies — discount
art supply store offering a wide selection of arts, crafts, books, and much
more. Database includes products for both the professional and amateur artist.
CANCEL April 27, 2014 >>> a1cr.net/crfolks_org
- Assistware — Lane Departure,
SafeTRAC, Drowsy and Distracted Driver Warning System
- >>> crmimetic.com [April 19, 2014] Home Organization, and Closet Organizers, Storage Solutions and Lighting Products
- >>> crmimetics.org [April 19, 2014] Bags,
Luggage and Travel Supplies — from backpacks and carry-ons
to computer cases and handbags, this web site combines the best selection
of products with unrivaled service and extremely competitive prices. [DIRECT
SERVER ADDR. httpme]
- Basic Consolidated Rail -- An Introduction to North American Freight Train and Rail
- Bathroom, Bedroom and Kitchen — Remodeling
- scientific-singularity.com Batteries, Chargers and AC Adapters: Best-Engineered and Environmentally Friendly >>>>[1and1.com
- >>> Better-Price.com — Baby
Bedding, Children's Furniture, Cribs, Baby Gear [1and1 expire 2014-04-18] [DIRECT-SERVER httpme.com]
- >>> Bicycling: Commuting, Touring,
Camping, and Safety [orig.: khurramweb.com --
1and1 expired 2013-12-13; now on this site]
- >>> crsociety.info [1and1 expired 2013-11-09] Big and Tall Menswear and Plus Size Women's Clothing
- >>> crhowto.info Binoculars,
Rifle scopes, Spotting scopes and other Optical Instruments and
Accessories — A
web site offering quality optical gear. Buying guides to help
you make informed purchases and How-To tips to help
you use these instruments.[1and1.com expr.11/09/2013]
- >>> "controlstatic.net" -- 03/19/2014
!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! ------>>>>>>>>>>>> industrial-electronics.com/controlstatic-net/index.html
- >>> "compactdynamics.com" Building
and Architecture Guide -- Resource for: Redesigning /
Renovating Apartments and Houses; Home Construction; How to Design
and Build Your Own House; more. [1and1 expired 2014-03-28] >>> engineering-industrial.com
/ compactdynamics / index.html [07/13/2014]
>> [DIRECT SERVER hoststock] [2014-05-18]
- Industrial Manufacturing
Resources: Careers, Jobs, Products [engineering-industrial.com]
- >>> crintro.com Car
and Automotive Restoration and Customization — Unique
Automotive Tools and Supplies [1and1 expired 2013-11-10] >>> uniquize.com
04/26/2014 >>>> [DIRECT SERVER hoststock]
- >>> crsupport.net Car
Resources and Support — Auto
parts, accessories and car-care products. Helpful articles and How-To
tips. Book recommendations for automotive technical skill-building. >>> uniquize.com
04/26/2014 >>>> a1cr.net/crsupport_net
- >>> crsupport.org Cavalry-to-the-Rescue
support organization — Gear and equipment for hunting, military
surplus, police and survival. Featuring an extensive collection of knives
(including pocket/folding knives), chef's knives, hunting knives, diving
knives, combat & military knives, daggers, sharpening stones and
more. (MOVED to hoststock 2013-11-18: california101.us) [1and1 expired
2013-11-30] >>> a1cr.net (2014-04-07) >>> [DIRECT SERVER hoststock]
- clothes-for-less.com: Durable, Comfortable Clothing, Belts, Wallets, Money belts, Suspenders, and more ...at Affordable Prices
- Collectibles and
Gift Ideas — limited edition and exclusive collectibles
including collector plates, dolls, figurines, cartoon characters and more.
[was mycrdiet.com] >>> uniquize.com/mycrdiet_com/index.html >>>
- >>> crbasics.info --- Costume
Resource Basics — Infant Costumes,
Children's Costumes, Adult Costumes (All Sizes: XSmall -- XXXXL),
Medieval costumes, Renaissance Costumes, Wigs, Masks,
Makeup and Props. MOVED
- >>> CRON-WEB.org — Calorie
Restriction with Optimum Nutrition. Resources for low-calorie
diets. [CANCEL December 14, 2013 CONFIRMED; re-located
to a1cr.net/cron-web without forum ]
- >>> crbasics.com Customer
Resource Basics — Featuring
a diverse range of products, including industrial and professional supplies.
[ Career Guide for Technicians relocated here: ~engineer/crbasics_com/
] [Convenient At-Home Shopping relocated here: ~housepr/crbasics_com/index_orig.html ]
[ host: 1and1.com - expired 2013-11-10]
- >>> crhowto.com [November 9, 2013] Carpentry
Resources and How-To Tips >>> uniquize.com/crhowto_com >>> a1cr.net/crhowto_com [2014-05-04]
- >>> data-acquisition.us Data
Acquisition, Signal Conditioning, Industrial Preventive Maintenance,
and Maintenance Management Software [expire 2014-02-25; relocated
to industrial-electronics.com/DAQ ] >>> [DIRECT-SERVER
httpme.com for forum only]
- Deutsche-Produkte.net - Qualitätseinkaufen
für Deutschland: Exklusive Mode für Damen, Herren und Kinder sowie
Wohnaccessoires können einfach und bequem online bestellt werden.
- >>> dust-control.us Dust
Control, Air Purification & Filtration: Information & Resources for Improving Indoor
Air >>> [ 03/19/2014] ----->>>> maintenance-industrial.com/dust-control_us [2014-07-13]
>>> >>> [DIRECT-SERVER hoststock.com]
- hardware9.com [2014/03/11] hardware9.com
- DIY and Building Supplies --
fasteners, electrical, hand tools, plumbing supplies, more.>>>> [DIRECT-SERVER hoststock.com]
- KhurramHashmi.org (hosted on HTTPME begin: 2013-12-15; DNS: 1and1.com)
- >>> diy-resources.com [05/06/2014] Do-It-Yourself
Resources: Supplies and Tips for Flooring, Carpeting and Rugs [DIRECT-SERVER
- >>> faryal.net [May 14, 2014] Earth-friendly
products for home and office -- Offering Sustainable Living & Environmentally-Conscious Products and Information [DIRECT-SERVER hoststock.com]
- >>> crsociety.us Equipment for Military, Law Enforcement, Homeland Security, Hunting and more [was: crsociety.us] >>> a1cr.net
- >>> crmimetics.net [April 19, 2014] Fahrräder
und Fahrradteile für Deutschland: Der Spezialist für Fahrrad & Fitness — Auf
dieser Web site finden Sie Deutschlands größtes on-line-Versorgungsmaterial
Fahrräder, Fahrradteile und in Verbindung stehende Zusatzgeräte.
- Fish-School.com — Train
your pet fish to do amazing tricks. Employs two techniques long used
to train animals: positive reinforcement and shaping.
- Fitness and Exercise Equipment for Home or Gym
- >>> crmimetics.info [April 19, 2014] Jewelry
and Gemstones — A comprehensive selection of gems
and jewelry for gift-giving, engagements and other special occasions.
- >>> february-11-com -- Flooring
Products, Home Bedding and Linens [Jan 07,
2014] >>> diy-resources.com/february-11-com >>> DIRECT-SERVER httpme.com
- >>> walfordians.org [April 27, 2014] Walfordians
Hobby Shop -- Hobbies, Toys and other Unique items for Kids and Adults that
are Kids at Heart.
- >>> household-appliances.com [2014-05-26] Household Appliances — High-Quality, High-Reliability Appliances for Your Home >>> DIRECT-SERVER httpme.com
States Construction Resources and Support [crsupport.us] — Specializing in indoor and outdoor home lighting, light fixtures, ceiling fans,
lamps, and electrical lighting accessories. [moved to crfolks.com 2013-08-22] >>>
- >>> elexcr.com Home
Furniture, Accents and Decoration essentials — This
site offers a selection of high-quality bedding, bath, and home décor;
closet organizers, cedar chests, hangers, garment racks, plastic boxes,
and shoe racks; shower curtains and more. [Moved to 1-organized-home.com on
- >>> home-projects.us Home
Inspection, Improvement, Renovation and Remodeling [home-projects.us;
1and1.com; May 2, 2014] >>> DIRECT-SERVER httpme.com
- >>> house-projects.us Yard,
Lawn and Garden supplies -- basic care, container gardening, seasonal
tip and extensive how-to guides. [house-projects.us; 1and1.com; May
3, 2014] >>> [DIRECT SERVER hoststock.com]
- >> crfolks.com [April 27, 2014] "The
Construction Resources Folks" -- Home Repair, Improvement
and Hardware: Products and Tips for Do-it-Yourself Projects. crfolks.com
[April 27, 2014]. After 2013-08-22, incorporates: crsupport.us, crdiet.org
(pet supplies) >>> DIRECT-SERVER
- Info-Source.us: IT information
resource [DIRECT-SERVER httpme.com]
- Industrial Electronics — Electrical
Resources for Manufacturing and Government Applications:
including Cable & Wire Managers and Cord Covers.
— Information + Resources for Students and Industry
- Internet-Resources.us — Everything
from audio books, bags, shoes, knife kits, to pet-care
supplies and shower curtains. [DIRECT-SERVER httpme.com]
- Loan-Equity.com — Equity
Line of Credit, Student Loan Consolidation and other Financial Advice
Solutions for Manufacturing and Industry.
- Managing-Debt.net — Tips
in paying off credit cards with a home equity loan, debt consolidation,
lender fees, moorages and more.
- >>> crbasic.info Basic
21st Century Solutions for Railway Transportation.
[tmpr. relocated to THIS site]
- >>> walfordsociety.com -- Men's
Apparel — Highest-Quality,
Testing — A
Web site Dedicated to Environmental Testing, EMC Testing, Vibration
Testing and related areas
- >>> crbasic.org [November 9, 2013] Basic
Composer Resoirces -- Musical Instruments and Recording Equipment including
Guitars, Drums, Microphones and more [DIRECT-SERVER
- Mythopolis — Creating
unique High Definition (HD) Time-Lapse footage of Los Angeles, California
and other landmark places from around the world. Original-composition
- >>> crsociety.net Information
and Supplies for Outdoorsmen and Sportsmen — Camping, Fishing,
Boating, Archery, and more. (MOVED to hoststock 2013-11-18: california101.us) >>> a1cr.net (2014-04-07)
- >>> [crsupport.info] Personal
Care and Wellness products and Medical, Health & Exercise supplies — Products
for diabetics, ostomy, incontinence, non-prescription pharmacy items
and various other home-health-care and family-planning products.
CANCEL November 9, 2013 >>> a1cr.net/crsupport_info
supplies, pet medication, vaccines, nutrition and diet products for animals. [formerly
crdiet.org.] >>> crfolks.com [2013-08-22]
[2014-05-04] DIRECT-SERVER hoststock
and Kitchen Supplies: Tools and Equipment for Professional Chefs and Home Cooks — offering
products such as dinnerware, flatware, serveware, bakeware, knives,
bar and wine accessories, catering supplies, and janitorial supplies.
[formerly crdiet.us. moved to 13oct1967.com 2013-08-23] [13oct1967.com
cancel March 10, 2014] DIRECT-SERVER
- >>> crhowto.org Sewing
Machines, Embroidery Machines, Sergers, How-To Maintenance Tips and FAQ. Relocated
to: 1-organized-home.com (2013-11-18; hoststock) >>> [DIRECT-SERVER. hoststock]
- Greek letter Γ γ followed
by Electronics ... DIY
Electronics and Computer stuff -- whole systems, components and parts
for modern electronics hardware [alt. link]
- Tools and Equipment for Commercial, Industrial and Residential Use [crmimetics.com] [April 19, 2014 ] DIRECT-SERVER hoststock
- >>> crintro.info --- UK
and Europe DIY Do it Yourself: Home Improvement, Repair,
Lawn and Gardening: Products and Information. DIRECT-SERVER
- UK Clothing & Outdoor Gear l[was: internet-resources.info]
- UK Shopping Mall — from furniture to electricals, toys to sports and leisure items, Womenswear, Menswear, Kidswear & Nursery, Sportswear & Equipment, Home & Garden, Appliances, Electronics, Leisure & Hobbies, Toys & Gifts,
- uniquize.com [04/26/2014] Uniquize.com -- One-of-a-kind information [DIRECT SERVER hoststock.com]
- california101.us United
States Travel, Vacation and Holiday Resources [1and1.com exp. 03/13/2014] >>> a1cr.net
- >>> walfordians.com --- Equipment
and Products for Medical, Health, Fitness, and Exercise — Consumer
and professional medical supplies, health, fitness and exercise products.
1and1 [cancel 27 Apr. 2014], HTTPME. >>> DIRECT-SERVER
- >>> 1-wood-craft.com -- 06/06/2014 Woodworking
Supplies, Hardware, Tools, Plans, Finishing (was: 126.96.36.199/~wood) — this
site also features an extensive library of carpentry and wood-crafts
- >>> 13oct1967 -- "Your Online Pharmacy: Specializing in Diabetes, Incontinence & Ostomy supplies" [13oct1967.com; 1and1 cancel March 10, 2014] >>> a1cr.net/13oct1967
>>> [DIRECT SERVER hoststock.com]
- wet-basement.net -- Wet basement
and waterproofing, foundations (incl. crack repair), floors,
floods and water emergencies. Solutions, DIY, tips and suggestions for selecting
professional contractors. [DIRECT
» June 1996 - February 2004: ConAgra
Foods — Aseptic Operations. Rossford, Ohio. Electrical-Mechanical
Engineering Tech. Duties: Troubleshooting and programming industrial
automation equipment, including: food processing, packaging, coding equipment;
PID controls; data acquisition; utilities. Daily assignments require electrical,
mechanical, pneumatic, hydraulic and PLC programming aptitude.
- July 2003: Capella University: Minneapolis, Minnesota: Master's
of Science in Information Technology - Specialization in System Design
and Programming. GPA 4.0.
- December 2001: Capella University: Minneapolis, Minnesota: Bachelor's
of Science in Information Technology - Concentration in Web
Application and Programming. GPA 4.0.
- June 1995: University of Toledo: Toledo, Ohio: Associates of
Applied Sciences Degree in Electronics Engineering (AASEE). Elective
courses included: Modicon PLC, Assembly, Pascal and Basic programming.
Graduated with Honors (GPA 3.786); Dean's List; President Horton's
Computer, Internet, and other Technical Skills:
Software tools: Macromedia Dreamweaver; Cisco networks;
Microsoft Access, Project, Word, Excel, FrontPage, and PWS; Adobe Acrobat;
FTP client/server software; various Content Management System (CMS) including
Drupal, PHP-Nuke and XML-based Dataweb (HotRad); Fourth World WebMerge.
Electronic Bulletin Board (eBBs) and Forums, Blogs and Content Management System
(CMS) — Creation, Programming and Administration.
Examples include these phpBB-based
- Data Acquisition Forum
- Home Improvement and Do-it-Yourself Forum — Specializing
in basement waterproofing
- Wood and Carpentry Forum — Specializing
in dust collection and control
- Industrial Electronics message board
... and these CMS-based sites:
Site Design Philosophy and Web Writing: Based on
usability paradigms and common-sense techniques of Jakob
Nielsen, Steve Krug and Usability.gov
Search Engine Optimization: Techniques include:
- Smartphone- and mobile-friendly SEO
- dynamic-to-static (*.html) URL generation for dynamic ASP and PHP-based
- page header tweaks, including title and META tags
- W3 Validation; Unicode
- Google and Yahoo! sitemap generation and submission
- content writing for humans and robots (e.g. search-engine spiders, crawlers)
Google Adsense, Google Adwords and Yahoo Search Marketing, Chitika,
eBay Partner Network: Most
web sites in Experience section above feature
myriad "ad" technologies. Examples: Google Adsense integration into
phpBB Forum, Mamba CMS and Etomite
Wiki: Wikipedia contributions: Salton
Angeles county Beach Bike Trail Ballona Creek; Beach
bike trail in Playa Del Rey, California; Looking
North from Jumbo Rocks, Joshua Tree NP; etc.
Misc. Information Technology skills: W3C Markup
validation including HTML, CSS and XHTML; Google-based Search Engine Optimization
(SEO); DMOZ submission; W3 validation; Mozilla Firefox and Thunderbird open-source
Database Systems, Data Warehousing and Data Mining: phpMyAdmin,
MySQL, Microsoft Access. My
web site dedicated to database, warehousing and data mining.
Project Management: My
web site dedicated to project management. Extensive experience with Microsoft
Languages and Operating Systems: ASP, HTML, Java,
Linux and UNIX, MS Win 9x - XP Pro.
Industrial programming languages: Allen-Bradley
PLC 2, 5, SLC-500, Siemens SIMATIC S-5.
Industrial / Engineering — Drawings and Schematics:
Reading (and troubleshooting via); conceptualization, creation and editing
using AutoCAD and Microsoft Visio. Experienced in flow charts, network diagramming,
and information-graphics creation.
Media-creation software experience and skills: Ulead MediaStudio
Pro; Advanced Batch Converter; Irfan; Breeze Systems software for Canon digital cameras; Adobe Photoshop; Jasc PaintShop Pro. Experienced in image tweaking and motion-controlled, time-lapse motion picture creation.
Audio/Video conversion, format conversion, compression:
HandBrake (video ripping/conversion); Foobar2000 (FLAC, mp3, etc.); EAC (Exact
Audio Copy for CD ripping); Vinyl LP ripping.
Videography, post-production, editing and media-creation skills: formats include DV, miniDV, DVD-Video, Video-CD and VHS. Projects available
in 4x3 and 16x9 aspect ratios. Software-based audio/video transcoding, editing
and DVD authoring, using suites and programs from: Canopus, Ulead, VirtualDub,
TMPG, Tsunami and others.
Audio engineering and media-creation skills, including: studio and recording-chamber acoustics; microphone techniques; analog and digital capture (including 24-bit/96-khz);
software-based mixing and editing; media-format creation (CD, DVD-V, DVD-A).
Audiophile Hi-Fi Systems, Home Theater and Home Theater PC (HTPC) -- consultation,
construction and setup: See this link for a home-component-based system I created. See this link for
an HTPC I built.
Electronic and Electrical Engineering: Schematic
CAD design, PCB layout and artwork (via CadSoft Eagle or sPlan); Soldering
(including Surface-Mount Devices (SMD)); circuit tracing; circuit and micro-electronics
photography; misc. tweaking and modification of electronic devices (example
3). Contributions and discussions on: diyhifi.org; diyaudio.com; hydrogenaudio.org;
Other Hardware Skills: DVD/CD writer/burner testing, configuration and optimization using firmware
solutions and best-media matching. See this CDFreaks.com thread for examples.
Samples of some other Web projects I have created or have been involved in:
calorierestriction.org, a web site
to promote the Calorie Restriction dietary lifestyle.
jaVa: (orig URL) http://vle1.capella.edu/vlkhashmi:
A demo-only cyber cafe with an ASP shopping cart.
University (orig. 2000-2001 "Learningcommunity" home page) [archive.org]
University (orig. 2000-2001 "Learningcommunity" home page) [local]
Personal pages / Hobbies and Interests:
California stuff: Panoramic
Digital Photographs, video clips, time-lapse
photography, and astrophotography
and Northern California.
Available upon request.
"kh1 AT khurramhashmi DOT org"
the following non-profit
organizations and agencies:
The Methuselah Mouse Prize -- the premiere effort
of The Methuselah Foundation; a scientific competition designed to draw attention
to the ability of new technologies to slow and even reverse the damage of the
aging process, preserving health and wisdom in a world that sorely needs it.
Why should you support MPrize? Read this real-world account.
Tree of Life — used by people interested in locating information about a particular group of
organisms, by biologists seeking identification keys, figures, phylogenetic
trees, and other systematic information for a group
of organisms, and by educators teaching about organismal diversity.
USDA Forest Service — since 1905, the Forest Service, an agency of the U.S. Department of Agriculture,
has managed public lands in national forests
VolunteerMatch — a leader in the nonprofit world dedicated to helping everyone
find a great place to volunteer.
Wikipedia — the world's largest encyclopedia, with textbook-level discussions on virtually
every topic imaginable.
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