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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