March 28, 2012

Aquarium Reboot

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Well, i don’t know how to start this, so i’ll just dive right in.  I’ve been an aquarium entheusiast most of my life.  i’ve always loved the peaceful tranquility that an aquarium brings to whatever room its in.  My dream for the longest time was to have a aquarium wall ( an aquarium the width,not […]

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March 21, 2012

Student strike in Montreal

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As many of you are aware, there have been massive protests with regards to students protesting the cost of an education in Quebec. Quebec has the lowest tuitions fees in all of Canada, about 1/3 of the costs in Ontario. Let me get the simple things out of the way first. Am I for a […]

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March 8, 2012

The definitive way to implement a singleton in java

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I’ve been interviewing a bunch of candidates lately ( we are hiring ) for a senior java developer’s position, and i’ve come to realize how far from the basics numerous people have become.  You ask them about some ajax feature, or new app on facebook, etc, they jump at the chance to talk about this, […]

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March 7, 2012

Day programmer vs Night programmer : revisited

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A couple days ago DZone linked to the following article. The author goes on to define a Day programmer as someone who write code for a living, being mostly incompetant at their job, just doing this for a paycheck.  He then goes on to talk about night programmers as the leads of the technological world, […]

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March 2, 2012

Best User Instruction manual ever

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I’ve seen some pretty creative ones over the years, mostly online manuals, but this one has to take the cake.  When I saw this, I couldn’t resist sharing it. The idea of having a step by step guide, available to new users, users who have never had a smart phone.   Take a look for […]

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