October 18, 2012

Gamification of Everything

Gamification is the process of adding game mechanics to things that are not games. There are really two motivations for the use of gamification.  The first […]
October 11, 2012

Interesting Engine Idea

Sometimes my brain is all over the place. This morning I woke up thinking about a gasoline engine design idea based on the same concept as […]
October 11, 2012

ABT: Always Be Testing

Sales teams often have the letters ABC plastered somewhere next to their weekly leader boards and top salesman photo. It stands for Always Be Closing and […]
October 10, 2012

Back From Kelowna Half Marathon

I wasn’t prepared for a half marathon.  My training consisted of a short run/walk every other week so I knew going into it that it would […]
October 3, 2012

Weekend Trip to Lake Simcoe

Last weekend Heather and I took a weekend trip (all expenses paid) to Lake Simcoe to meet with my business partner at his cottage.  It was […]
October 1, 2012

Doing Hard Work

There are several hard problems in computer science that seem to be getting solved in a real way. Google’s Driverless cars are perhaps the most recent […]
September 25, 2012

Personal Growth

One of the most difficult things to change is yourself. I have felt like for the past few years I’m on the edge of a major […]
September 23, 2012

Brewing Vanilla Stout

The next beer to be brewed by Warren Brewing Co. is a vanilla stout.  It’s currently finishing off it’s primary fermentation and I can’t wait to […]
September 23, 2012

Migrating to Amazon RDS

I’ve been suffering from some scaling issues lately and since my system administration skills are fairly rudementary I decided to opt for Amazons RDS services for […]