Categories: Work, Technical Writing

You know "cheap, fast, or good"?

January 18th, 2010
How about one out of three? This is from an installation guide that I inherited: An upgrade installation is initiated by specifying an installation directory that is at the same directory level as the installation directory that was specified for… more »

Resume oddness

July 14th, 2009
Actually, it's a oddness. Here's the story: I received a box of paperwork (and swag!) for the new job. I spent a chunk of time this morning filling out various forms, and then decided that I should probably shut down the automatic job se… more »

I'm back. And tanned.

July 1st, 2009
We're back from Hawaii, which was pretty damn nice. Although the big island is much, much nicer than Oahu. Honolulu/Waikiki is just too damned crowded, and not really the sort of place I enjoy vacationing. More on that later. I also accepted a job o… more »

Some positive signs

June 15th, 2009
One interview this afternoon in downtown SF. Two possible contract positions (but just possible, not anywhere near definite). Plus a couple of other signs of interest, but also somewhat tentative. At the same time, I'm trying to clean out the garage… more »

More info

June 10th, 2009
I see the news of layoffs has made the gaming press now. So: Yes, I was laid off. Fortunately, I got a decent severance package, and I had a fair amount of PTO saved. I was assured that everything came down to the budget, and the lack thereof. A… more »