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Showing posts from April, 2008

Tee Hee

This is what we envision would happen if my co-worker became my boss and I didn't live up to expectations.

no fatties were harmed in the making of this film.

Have a good weekend, y'all.

That Dare To Be Great Opportunity

Here's a little story about two guys (well three, actually) that really inspire me. One was a VP where I work the other was a developer, younger lad-insanely talented. The third that I met later is the brother of the former VP.

They heard about this Google contest based on developing applications on the Android mobile platform. One of the suggestions was something with a humanitarian bent. Somehow, this VP got turned on to a need in Mozambique. Volunteers, people living in villages in Mozambique were providing care services to people with AIDS and the orphans that the AIDs epidemic has left behind. So, these guys, two of whom I used to work with, came up with an idea to help these indigenous volunteers do their job.

Through a series of events (that it's not really my place to go in to), these two guys, friends of mine, left the company I still work for. They both quit their safe, constant paychecks to a life of no paychecks. They left so they could do full time development on t…

WTF, Mate?

Yeah. I know. I know. I have been to the thriftstore in like....FOREVER. AND, they won't let me take pictures there anymore. So now what the f*** am I supposed to do? Shop? Yeah, ok. Not likely anytime soon (although I do need some non-jeany type pants to wear now that the weather's turning not so frigid.I just haven't felt...inspired (although that's SO not the right word) to post lately. And it's not like I don't have things to say. There's been a lot of sh*t going on at home (good stuff, and some weird stuff, but mostly good) and then there's been the recent re-getting-in-touch with old that's all been cool.But it just never seemed like I wanted to sit down and take the time to spit all that out on this page.Work is...well, work. That is to say-I have a job. On most days I enjoy my job. They are increasing my responsibilities and it has been suggested that more eyes are upon me and several roles that I want to move into are pretty mu…