Archive for June, 2008

Scheduling SNAFU…

Sunday, June 29th, 2008

I have royally fucked up my schedule. I mean, I could blame it on any number of things... I could blame the fact that the CoC overworks and understaffs the master's academic advisors such that I never had a chance to sit down and talk with them, I could ...

It’s that time of the year!!

Friday, June 27th, 2008

That's right boys and girls, it's time for the ICFP Programming Contest! I'm trying to get a team together from the folks I know / interested parties at VMware. The plan will be to hack at somebody's house here in PA and have the remote folks hooked in via IRC ...

On reinventing the wheel

Friday, June 13th, 2008

One of my fellow CoC bloggers wrote a bit about how CS majors all want to reinvent the wheel and it's so very true. At lunch with my extended team we hit on the topic of random personal projects and it surprised me (though I suppose it shouldn't have) ...

Happy Birthday to me…

Tuesday, June 10th, 2008

Last year about this time I pondered on this quote thinking I was turning 25—this year I really am turning 25. Until a man is twenty-five, he still thinks, every so often, that under the right circumstances he could be the baddest motherfucker in the world. If I moved ...

The Job

Friday, June 6th, 2008

I've never felt like this about a job. I'm confused, frustrated, and my head hurts from banging against the brick wall of our build system... and yet I'm having a blast. Not just with the work (there was plenty of cool work at Amazon over the year I was there) ...