Category Archives: Work

Last day at SoftSource

Today was my final day with SoftSource. As of tonight, and for the duration of the weekend, I am a free man. Tonight Meaghan and I are going to the Dublin pub to enjoy some live music and celebrate.

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Scott’s Last Day and his Shelby Cobra

Scott brought his car to work today. It was his last day at Learning.com (and in fact at SoftSource) and we all went down to the garage to see the car and wave goodbye. The pictures tell the story better … Continue reading

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Scattered and busy day

What a scattered and busy day this has been!  It started with debugging a rather obscure issue in my current project, then switching focus to get some new features written that I didn’t get to yesterday.  Then it was off … Continue reading

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Lasertag!

Last night, several of us from SoftSource went out for Lasertag at the Laserport of Beaverton.  It was part of our SoftSource social Wednesday event.  While we had a smaller turnout than at some of the previous events, we were … Continue reading

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Emerging from underneath a pile of work…

I finally was able to emerge from under the large pile of work that has been crushing me on my project lately.  Due to an unfortunate confluence of events I ended up holding the baby on two major areas of … Continue reading

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Insanely Busy

Work has been keeping me insanely busy lately.  The project I’m working is showing all of the classic signs of overload and warning klaxons are firing in my head almost daily.  We’ve got scope creep, scheduling errors, incomplete modeling, and a lack … Continue reading

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Working in an interesting neighborhood

My latest software consultancy contract has me working in SouthEast Portland.  It’s a fairly industrial area and most of what there is to see is fairly functional.  I work close to a railway line, and just outside the parking lot is a … Continue reading

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