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Is it just me?

I have noticed that social interactions espically with strangers, have really changed in the last year. I think that Mr. Trump has made it acceptable to speak openly with less regard for political correctness and rational thought. Patience seems to … Continue reading

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For those of you who don’t live in Ontario, we have a new premiere. That would be like a state governor for my American friends and family. The new premieres name is Doug Ford and he is the brother of … Continue reading

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Open Mic Tonight!!

Hey Everyone, I will be hosting the Open Mic tonight at the Royal Oak on March Road in Kanata. Come on out and help me entertain the crowd. The music starts and 8PM and goes until midnight. I will have … Continue reading

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Who wins in a trade war??

What is a trade war? A trade war is when countries impose tariffs on each other in an attempt to level the playing field with respect to manufacturing costs and cost of living in the different locations. Unfortunately, Governments sometimes … Continue reading

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To my American friends and family

I recently made the mistake of commenting on facebook after Mr Trump tried to tell Canada how to manage its dairy industry and threatened more trade sanctions. He seems to believe that he can tell every country in the world … Continue reading

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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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