Professional Dating

I have spent an inordinate amount of time in the last few months interviewing candidates at my day job for a number of positions.  Like so many other companies in the tech arena, it is increasingly hard to find qualified people without personality quirks so onerous you wonder how the candidate is able to survive in the real world.  If you are reasonably competent in your field and can form a coherent sentence, there are plenty of jobs that can be yours. 

 Be fiercely individual and continue to enjoy the unemployment line.

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Engineering Magic


Most people don’t want to know how their phone works, they just want it to work.  But much like the difference between David Copperfield and your average kid’s party magician, how well each phone platform pulls off the magic is the question.  The answer depends on which platform you have chosen and how impressed you are when a quarter disappears vs. the Statue of Liberty.  And so we come to our latest installment of my Windows Phone 8 series.  Along the way I intend to beat the “magic” metaphor like a cheap mule and stretch it like Jersey shore salt water taffy.  You have been warned.

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