There And Back Again

After driving approximately 1,014 miles over this Memorial Day weekend, I’m finally back home from Chapel Hill. Had a blast visiting my sister together with my wife and daughter. My older sister and uncle also tagged along to supposedly help out with the driving. Went to sleep at ...

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Of Whidbey, Orcas, and Hawaii

With the upcoming release of Whidbey (Visual Studio 2005) scheduled for some time this Summer, Microsoft has already been busy working on the next 2 versions: Orca and Hawaii. "Microsoft officials said that while Whidbey will help developers target the upcoming Longhorn operating system, Orcas will be the version of ...

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Living In A Movie

Kinda scary when you can relate your job to a movie:

BOB SLYDELL Y’see, what we’re trying to do here, we’re just trying to get a feel for how people spend their day. So, if you would, would you just walk us through a typical day for ...
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My Google

Saw this today… Google has added a portal-like (www.google.com/ig) page. Seems very simplistic yet contains just enough info… Will set it as my home page from now on.

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About To Get Rough

Today all consultants working for my current employer received the email below (contents changed to protect the innocents):

As the old-timers among you know, I periodically ask the IT consultants the gross annual or hourly pay you receive from your respective consultant firm. This information helps us determine the salary ...
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It's A Wireless World After All

Incredible! Here I am waiting outside my wife’s doctor’s office, bored out of my mind when I decide to check if anyone had left me an open Wi-Fi AP. Much to my surprise, I found 8 completely available and am bored no more! =)

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Where Do We Get These People?

While typing my last post I was interrupted by a so-called “.Net Developer who just earned his PMP.” He’s been “featured” here before for asking “very intelligent questions.” =) This time he told me he had just bundled some application and given to a DBA to run it when they ...

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