February 24, 2008

Personal Programming Project

One of the things I was working on recently was an application that would sit in the toolbar and log into gtalk and wait for messages.  […]
February 23, 2008


With the Vancouver Sun Run coming up in April I’m stepping up my training.  I really want to be able to finish this 10Km race in […]
February 23, 2008

Working on the weekend

We’re in the middle of a big upgrade at work to a new database system.  We’re on a pretty aggressive schedule, moving over the entire system […]
February 17, 2008

Lots of reading, not so much writing

Time seems to have gone by pretty quickly these past few months.  And it doesn’t feel like I’ve gotten much done this past month with regards […]
February 16, 2008

Cities: A Smart Alternative to Cars

I am continually fascinated by the city of Vancouver. Then I read this business week article about city design and realized that I experienced that difference. […]
February 15, 2008

Wiimote for the TV

A year ago when I was really trying hard to buy a Wii I managed to get my hands on a controller (which were also very […]
February 10, 2008

cool website

Just stumbled on this website and thought I’d share it with everyone. They do a good job of explaining the problem with stuff. http://storyofstuff.ethicalbrand.org/
February 8, 2008

Learning q

At work my team is learning a new language and database called q and kdb+ respectively. They are both highly specialized products. In fact there are […]
February 8, 2008

Using xmppy to send messages from python

So I couldn’t sleep tonight.  I just had to do some coding. For the past week I’ve been in training at work for a new database […]