Category Archives: Movies

When Work Swallows You Up

Where have I been? Why, with the excep­tion of that bit about Arnold men­tion­ing BC in his appear­ance at Meet the Press last Sun­day, have I been so silent? It’s noth­ing very excit­ing. I’ve been work­ing, head down, pret­ty much every day for about 3 weeks. Aside from going to the Van­cou­ver User Expe­ri­ence (VanUE) […]

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Snowbound with George on Christmas Eve

Our patio with the most snow we’ve ever seen on it You always assume that things will turn out as planned, but some­times they don’t. Pam and I had all but packed our suit­cas­es ear­li­er in the week for a trip to vis­it with my broth­er and his fam­i­ly in Seat­tle, as well as my […]

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The Sarah Palin Movie

Some­times truth is far, far scari­er than fic­tion. In the mean­time… Apolo­gies to all for being so out of touch. Will try and catch up lat­er this week­end (Not Sat­ur­day, though, as I’ll be at BarCampVancouver08 all day).

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Syd Mead and Third Tuesday

A Bet­ter Blade Run­ner and the Design­er Behind its World Before I got start­ed on redesign­ing this blog, I did get to spend an evening hear­ing sto­ries from a real design­er. Last Wednes­day evening’s talk by Syd Mead was a mind-blow­er. Before his talk, how­ev­er, the SIG-CHI Chap­ter of Van­cou­ver, who were host­ing the evening’s […]

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Things to Do When You are Between Jobs

It’s been a lit­tle over a week before my last day at IBM. I was frankly blown away by the good-bye that I got from cowork­ers that Fri­day. We all went out to a Thai feast in Burn­a­by (and by Thai feast, I mean it just kept com­ing and com­ing until we start­ed gig­gling as […]

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