Ikea Job Interview I interviewed at a Web development firm recently; it was a nice place. Very anti-corporate, which if you know anything about me, you know I dig that. The interview itself was a ‘gang’ interview, with five separate personalities in the room (not including my own): The One that Made Me Feel Comfortable […]
Warning signs in a software project rarely are found in code first. Just about the time you unpack your cubicle and get your development environment up and running, you will already have received warning signs about the application. Here’s what to listen for: “The code is very complex.” “Be careful when you make this […]
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I tried to install SQL Server Management Studio Express 2008 today. Going through that install process gives me a taste of the cruel world DBAs live in. I feel bad for those guys. No wonder they’re frazzled and grumpy. I went to the SMSSE download page and was informed after downloading the program that I […]
I was enjoying downtime this weekend after a few weeks of pretty intense work and sat down to play Borderlands, and having beat the game, I was just starting my second playthrough. Claptrap came over the radio and told me that ‘Chef Sanders’ had more missions for me in the Arid Badlands. Have you ever […]