Just a guy trying to figure things out along the way.

Month June 2011

Canada Post and CUPW

Ok, I’m not necessarily going to pick specifically on Canada Post or their union, just unions in general. Unlike most people in the IT profession, I’ve had the “pleasure” of working for a union before.  Not in IT, but during… Continue Reading →

Scripting Layer 4 Android

Last week I wanted to try out some of the touted “customization abilities” and ease of development of the Android platform for developers.  Being a hacker at heart, I had to give it a shot. I wasn’t yet ready to… Continue Reading →

Story Points. Are they just an illusion?

I am a very strong supporter of agile development, as my teams have had very strong success in the past.  I have noticed however that point estimates have become very “uncool” in the past 6 months, give or take a… Continue Reading →

best of friends

Or maybe not. Everyone of us growing up has probably heard the expression, “fighting like cats and dogs”.  Well this comes from the idea that cats can’t get along with dogs, probably due to dogs being more playful than cats…. Continue Reading →

Shaving product reviews

I’ve been in contact recently with BlueBeard’s revenge shaving products ( http://www.bluebeards-revenge.co.uk ) , about possibly doing a product review for them.  They are a newish company in the men’s shaving product arena, and their market approach for the moment… Continue Reading →

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