Strange Contract Posting

A long-time friend of mine alerted me to a very interesting contract job posting last night. I say "interesting" but it is unfortunately not unusual these days. Here is the URL for the posting: http://www.cjhunter.com/jobs/contract/709193-ooKTi1/email.html Read more [...]
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Oh, The Irony…

Google products work. Sometimes. I've learned to shrug off most of the hiccups I encounter with Gmail. Like this morning, when it ignored some (but not all) of my filter settings. I'm still incrementally Read more [...]
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Toyota’s New Hydrogen Car(s)

Toyota is working on two hydrogen-fueled vehicles. The one pictured here is called the Mirai or the FCV (not sure which is the official designation). They also plan a hydrogen-powered limo. Hydrogen Read more [...]
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Driverless Cars?

One of the main topics of conversation between my spouse and me on the way back from Raleigh, NC was driverless cars. Driving long distances is something that we consider to be boring and dangerous, Read more [...]
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Back Home

I have returned from my 6-month contract in Raleigh, NC, back to my home in Plano, TX. I'm happy to report that I completed the trip without rearranging any sheet metal or breaking any glass. I did have Read more [...]
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Screwed by Google Again (The Neverending Story)

I got this email from a recruiter today, with a position in a place I would never consider even visiting again. No problem, I have a canned script for replying to that sort of email. Except that as Read more [...]
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Going Home Again

The 6-month contract at Qualcomm is coming to an end next week. This week will be a busy one! Lots of packing, and getting rid of stuff we've accumulated (mostly for comfort) in our one-bedroom apartment. And Read more [...]
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