Category Archives: wiki

Taking a job at MS

So… next week, I start a contract with Microsoft in Redmond. I’ll be working on what seems like a fun project. I’ve enjoyed working at CarDomain for the last four months. Fun projects, a cohesive group, neat technology. I’m mostly … Continue reading

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An update

I don’t really have anything really exciting to report, so y’all get to listen to me blather. And after all, that’s what blogs are for anyway, right? Zelda is turning 11 months old this month. This is still my favorite … Continue reading

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From Lang.NET 2008 – Tuesday

0834 No snow today. The commute was easy. Last night, I downloaded the DLR and worked with it a little. I’ve hosted a gzipped binary version of the assembly on colliertech.org as well as a bzip2ed tarball of the source. … Continue reading

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From Lang.NET 2008 – Monday

Monday 0815 So here I am. It snowed last night, so the drive down was a little crazy. I’ve arrived. They say I represent “Collier Technologies” instead of “Amazon.com.” I hope nobody at work minds. The network is up, people … Continue reading

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Mediawiki, Mozilla, and remote pages linking to local files

So I’ve got mediawiki running on an intranet web server, and I use it to store notes about the things I’m working on. I downloaded a bunch of docs and started making links to the local copies of the manuals … Continue reading

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Man, that sucks

I’ve dropped from a google pagerank of 7 to 5. I need to be more interesting, it seems. So, things… Unit testing with Perl is fun. You should all take a look at petdance‘s WWW::Mechanize and Test::WWW::Mechanize. If one were … Continue reading

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Morewellian

A friend of mine and I were talking about working at the evil empire and the politics, culture and happenings that occur there. She said that she felt that has an Orwellian feeling to it. She quickly retorted, saying that … Continue reading

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Virtual Reality software

I, like Jeff B., have been caught up in the wake of Second Life. I haven’t spent a lot of time logged in to their official client, though. I created a user on their web form and verified that it … Continue reading

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Network outage

Hey all, Email is broken for the day. It looks like it might be an offline weekend as far as email and the wiki goes. My backup MX servers will qeue the messages, though, so I’ll likely get any undelivered … Continue reading

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