Archives for: April 2009


April 30th, 2009
So I'm still waiting for news. Apparently, plans are being discussed, at higher levels than those to which I am privy. Oddly, I have little motivation to start any long-term projects (which, of course, is what I planned to work on for this sprint). Inst… more »

I guess I was asking for trouble

April 28th, 2009
A few weeks ago, I realized that I'm finally getting close to breaking my record for length of employment at a single company (3 years, 9 months). I'd match the record by July. Of course, it's not really fair to say that I was completely optimistic… more »

You should be watching...

April 23rd, 2009
I don't watch much TV. Not because of any moral standpoint, or anything that ridiculously silly. It really comes down to "can't be bothered." I tried watching a couple episodes of Battlestar Galactica, but the characters were just sitting around talk… more »

Sic transit Sun

April 21st, 2009
Oracle is like the Roman Empire: If it doesn't expand, and conquer, it dies. At least, that's how I imagine the leaders of each justify their actions to themselves. more »

Quick response to an idiot

April 21st, 2009
From New York Magazine: “I’m not giving to charity this year!” one hedge-fund analyst shouts into the phone, when I ask about Obama’s planned tax increases. “When people ask me for money, I tell them, ‘If you want me to give you money, send a lette… more »