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Windows Sucks

I have a Dell laptop that I dual boot into Windows and Linux. Linux is where I do all my software development. I use Windows for photo editing, watching Netflix, and playing video games. I like having the complete separation … Continue reading

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Still Gainfully Employed

My one year anniversary at Business Objects silently passed by in June. With the constant hecticness at work (everyone is pushing hard to get our next big release out the door), I don’t think I’ve had time to reflect on … Continue reading

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Red Ring of Death!

Our XBOX 360 has bit the dust. It red ringed last week. So sad. No we have to wait 5-6 weeks for Microsoft to fix it and send us a new one. It’s pretty pathetic, because we’ve only had it … Continue reading

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Microsoft to Invade Vancouver

You mean I could work in for Microsoft and live in Vancouver? Interesting, very interesting. Microsoft announces Vancouver development centre Any Seattle Microsofties want to move to Vancouver?

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Go Green or Go Home

Nike and Microsoft are leading the Climate Change Fight, but Apple and Amazon are lagging behind according to data collected by Climate Counts. I hope whomever decides to buy Vancouver’s most expensive, $18 million condo likes to throw wild parties. … Continue reading

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PlayTable Goes Live

Bizzaro World Me has been working on the PlayTable since the fateful day I decided to work at Microsoft instead of Business Objects. It’s been hard but rewarding work getting it ready to ship and I’m a bit disappointed its … Continue reading

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Sleepless in Seattle

I really should have written about this earlier when last weekend was fresher in my mind. Oh well, better late than never. Last weekend I took a bus down to Seattle to hang with the dozens of Waterloo friends that … Continue reading

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I took the whole wheat bun

So I made a decision. I made the call today and confirmed which job I was taking. It was probably the hardest decision I’ve ever made, and I think it’s impossible not to have regrets. At the end of all … Continue reading

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Butterflies vs. Inukshuks

The past few days have been spent agonizing over a decision that will have huge implications for the next few years. Right now I have two amazing job offers – one from Business Objects in Vancouver and one from Microsoft … Continue reading

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On Cloud Nine

I just finished dancing up and down the hallway, so I thought I’d share my joy with all my loyal lj readers. Note: This is a friends only post because it contains sensitive information that I don’t want the public … Continue reading

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