Category Archives: Empire

The Enormous Computer Corporation

No, it isn’t

Life in Austin has not been pleasant of late. Continue reading

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My writ doesn’t run

This afternoon someone from one of our client companies asked (well, demanded really) that I dispatch a replacement battery to one of their end users whose laptop battery wasn’t charging.  The difficulty in this arose because the user is in … Continue reading

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Empirical changes

The effect of which is, I will stop doing what I have been doing for the last three years and do something else instead. Continue reading

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Dammit, dammit, dammit

I overdrew my checking account by $300. Continue reading

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Feast or famine

Fortunately I had other work not requiring the servers to be up. Continue reading

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Now that I’m sure

Now that H-hour is fifteen hours away and I’m certain it’s going to happen, I can say this. Continue reading

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Top performer

Actually, a lot of someones noticed. Continue reading

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Re-defining the limits of the possible

And now I know how many exchanges it’s possible to dispatch in a week. Continue reading

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It’s been a busy week in Empire Lake

Yet more re-defining of the possible in my job . . . . Continue reading

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I get to re-train

I’ve started feeling bored at the Empire—and when I start to feel bored is when I start to get dangerous, both to myself and to others. Continue reading

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