Category Archives: personal

Recruiting and Being Recruited

We all know that the software industry is in dire need of more developers. This means that there is also a huge market in finding and hiring those people for companies. Whether it’s an internal team, or an agency, here … Continue reading 

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IKEA stand up desk: two months later

I’ve always been intrigued by the idea of stand up desks. Not because of potential health benefits or anything like that, but in general I get a bit tired of sitting all day. I’m a little bit of a spaz, … Continue reading 

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Rdio in Twitter

Maybe it’s old news, but I can’t find anything. I recently posted a link to an Artist in Rdio inside a tweet and it showed up playable to me. I can only assume that it’s playable to anybody with a … Continue reading 

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New (to me) Applications

Recently, I’ve been using some new applications on which I should share some thoughts. LinqPad I won a copy of this at our local .Net Users Group, CRineta, and it has been great since I started using it! If I … Continue reading 

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A healthy transition

A couple of years ago, Justice Gray shared his journey from out of shape, yet still sexy to in shape.  Believe it or not, it was actually a bit of a motivation for me to get back in shape.  It … Continue reading 

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Chris’ Year in Review 2009

Last year on this day, I wrote a review of 2008 and some goals for 2009. I had not yet started blogging for Los Techies yet, but that started at the beginning of the year. Looking back on those goals, … Continue reading 

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Leaving Switzerland

Dear reader you might have asked yourself why I have been quiet for such a long time. Well, one of the reasons is that I have been preparing my move from Switzerland to the United States; and more precisely to … Continue reading 

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How did I get started in software development?

Well apparently Derik is trying to bring me out of my blogging hiatus by tagging me with the meme of the week.    My story is pretty boring, but I’ll play along in an effort to bring me out of … Continue reading 

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Change I can achieve in

Well, this post is more of the personal variety, but it may affect future posts in one way or another (however, not like this).  In short, a season of change is upon me. Big change #1.  I’m getting out of … Continue reading 

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I Do What?

Ok, so I know I’m crazy late on this one, but things have been a bit hectic recently.  And I’m not even talking about holidays.  But since our newly knighted member at LosTechies has chimed in, I guess it’s about … Continue reading 

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