Category Archives: Rambling

Interviewing at UCSD

I’m here interviewing at UCSD for the next couple days.  Looking forward to meeting everyone and looking around a bit! Advertisements

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Smile spotting – can you tell the difference?

I was taking a smile spotting survey that I found from Kathy Sierra’s blog (good reading) and I know a little bit about how to tell a fake smile from a real one (in theory) and I thought it would … Continue reading

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VW Woes – Resolution

OK – too busy moving to say much, but we have the car back, it’s running, everything is fixed except that we didn’t worry about the relocking (they found the issue, and it costs more to fix than I care … Continue reading

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VW Woes

I’ve had my VW for about 5 years now and haven’t had too many problems with it.  Had to replace the rotors (did you know there’s no brake sensor on certain configurations in a VW?).  Also had an electrical issue, … Continue reading

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Talking about Why Microsoft Engineers Should Not Name Products

Funny commentary on the clever names that developers love.  I think GLEE is pretty cool, actually.  I think it would be a great way to visualize a complicated Guided Help flow.  But yeah, I’m not a huge fan of clever … Continue reading

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Casual Gaming – Xbox 360

So I got an xbox 360 and was super excited to play the new games with increbibly cool graphics and set up a media center pc and enjoy having an extender.  And those are really cool things… but now that … Continue reading

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Microsoft’s Brand

Interesting set of articles in the news today – the second one isn’t quite accurate, but the gist is.  MS has poor trust.  So, I guess this means that everyone knows about MS but way too many are frustrated.  Yikes … Continue reading

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