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I was interviewed on a podcast!

I love listening to podcasts. Technology, storytelling, role-playing, news & current events, comedy & entertainment, politics, career interests, science are all topics covered in my podcast playlist. Before podcasts I listened to audiobooks frequently and the only problem I have with my podcast fascination is that it has displaced my audiobook consumption time. There are [...]

Charity: Water – a birthday goal

Background In May of this year I went to a storage vendor conference in Las Vegas called EMCWorld. I enjoyed some great technical content and was entertained at an Imagine Dragons concert. But I received some education while I was there that I hadn’t expected. EMC partnered with Charity: Water to add an altruistic and [...]

Workplace homogeneity

KBYU-FM Thinking Aloud – The Socially Distinct Newcomer to the Office Another link to a KBYU-FM Thinking Aloud discussion that is interesting and worth a listen. You may have heard of this study that came out from research by a professor from the Marriott School of Management at BYU (together with another professor from Stanford [...]

Take a hike

I couldn’t take it anymore, I had to get outside. After a long week in Dallas working at the data center (until Sunday) and it being a holiday week, I had had enough of living in the environment-controlled world of corporate buildings, I needed to breath some fresh air and deal with the heat that [...]

Awesome Zombie License Plate

So I was on my way back to work after lunch when I got a chuckle out of the license plate on the car ahead of me. Normally I think personalized license plates (the government/DMV term for them, I kid you not: Vanity Plates) are stupid, immature, or otherwise lame, this one I truly like: