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The 2017 Open-Mic Tour

My wife and Daughter decided that they wanted to do a Mother-Daughter trip so while they were away I took the opportunity to check out a different open-mic venue in the Ottawa area every night. You might think that this … Continue reading

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WFH: Work From Home

Every morning I get copied on emails from people who have decided to Work From Home (WFH) that day. It took me quite a while to accept WFH as a valid alternative to being in the office. I understand that … Continue reading

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Test Driven Design

I was recently introduced to a concept that has been around for a long time. Test Driven Design strives for 100% test coverage for every line of code written. At a first glance this seems really expensive, but after reading … Continue reading

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“You Know?”

I was in a customer meeting last week with a product manager, salesman, customer and senior architect. They were describing a new product offering to a customer and all of the people involved were injecting “you know” into the conversation. The meeting … Continue reading

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It’s been a while

I don’t know if it’s like this for all bloggers or if I’m just strange. When I first started blogging, I had so much to say that I would queue up posts so there was a new one almost every … Continue reading

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What just happened?

I woke up this morning to find that my American neighbours (Spelled with a u) had elected “The Donald” as the next president of the United States. I can understand why political writers and cartoonists would want “The Donald” but … Continue reading

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Geoterra (3) Arrival reviewed

Book three in the Geoterra series was just reviewed. Check out the link… http://www.bookreviewsandmore.ca/2016/07/arrival-aj-gillette-geoterra-book-3.html  

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Summer music in Kanata

“The Running Man” On June 15 @ Lunch the Kanata North BIA will host “The Running Man” at the Hub in Kanata. Spend an hour enjoying the sun and listening to acoustic hits from the past 6 decades. Google searches … Continue reading

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Kick-Starter

I’ve always been interested in the concept of crowd sourcing, but resisted because of the fact that your idea is in the public domain. If the idea is truly good then others who have access to a larger resource pool … Continue reading

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Here’s where things get crazy…

A few months ago I was talking to a friend about my daughter wanting to go to medical school and what it cost. He suggested half jokingly, “Why don’t you start a kick-starter project?” We joked about giving away rewards … Continue reading

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