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Blog archives for January, 2010

Archive for January, 2010

Friday, January 29th, 2010

I met up with a friend last night. A friend I hadn’t seen in a year or so. We met during my first job at Schenker of Canada. Overall a good job, and one that talk me a lot about how companies really work. (Nothing like being the newbie gopher/right hand of a branch manager [...]

Friday, January 22nd, 2010

I play a game called StarPirates. It’s more a Social Media MMO than a graphics one. Lots of community involvement, with Role Playing and Community-driven storyline development. Cool. But sometimes we get random polls, like this one. Evidently it’s to match a debate from CBC’s the Debaters from this weekend past. Vote – Which one [...]

Tuesday, January 12th, 2010

Most Cubicle Dwellers loathe their office space.  The pale lighting, the unnatural fabrics, the coffee slurping of smelly rog in the corner all conspire to destory the fun of a work day.  Oh and don’t get ‘em started on the commute.  Ugh! Well grass always seems greener when seen over a corporate wall, my friend. [...]

Tuesday, January 12th, 2010

Avatar, the latest release of James Cameron, is mesmerising.  For many visual and storytelling reasons it’s the next truly great SciFi film – after Matrix.  As with Matrix, the movie’s visual advances weren’t just showing off, they were used to aid storytelling. In fact it’d be hard to have made that movie come alive as [...]