Monthly Archives: April 2012

Skipping Stones

                Every so often you skip a stone across water. If done successfully it creates ripples and circles showing the stone’s path across the water. Perhaps if you are good it leaves 4 … Continue reading

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A week to go

Another week to go at the current place. Remaining project requirements closed down. Going to be departing on 4 May. I feel like I got a lot done and like I blogged before, I have this sublime feeling of accomplishment. … Continue reading

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Safeway Parking Lot at 130pm

Well here I am. At a parking lot with my Xoom. Obligatory photo shot out the Window of the car. Just me, the Xoom and tmobile. And Safeway. Such is life.

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Cisco and Me

I started interviewing at Cisco for a new position around project management for IT services teams. I have one more interview which will go for 20 minutes and I think next step is an offer. This consulting position is different … Continue reading

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Almost Bought a Kindle Fire Today

Back when I saw the Kindle Fires emerge, I thought they looked like a pretty good media alternative.                     Having a Xoom already which is classified as a Google Experience Device … Continue reading

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How the Habilis Works and Plays

Back then in the old days, there was a creature called Homo Habilis or the tool user. The tool user made great strides in building a repertoire of tools as this site shows so graphically and beautifully. So what tools … Continue reading

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Task and Goal Management the Mike Way

Everyone sees the holy grail in creating and managing their tasks and goals. Some say that GTD is the way to go. It tells you to first empty your brain and then create sets of contexts, projects, etc. A site … Continue reading

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Be known by your works

The Bible says that. In the past few years of work, I never really felt connected to the work I did. At the previous place, work seemed to be focused toward mere survival at a place which I am sure … Continue reading

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Riding the Rails

After 27 April if all works as planned, I’ll be hopping on the Amtrak Coast Starlight.                 But where should I go? North? South? Or should I join to another one of the … Continue reading

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Finished today!

A milestone was reached. The Microsoft Project GANTT chart went to 100% for almost every deliverable. A feeling of accomplishment and pride was given. Kudos were handed out by the PMO team lead, by my manager, by our Lab and … Continue reading

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