Category: random


Craving Pancakes

I’ve got a sudden craving for pancakes, I can’t help it. (I know, I know, it’s linked everywhere)

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xkcd Bonus

I’ve already linked to xkcd a couple of times (hilarious comic strip) in the past but this morning I noticed something; there’s a “bonus” line in the title tag of the image. Hover over the image for a couple of second to see the text in a “tool tip”.

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No recursing

No recursing.

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Looking Forward To The End Of The Day, Again

Loads and loads of things to do. Already planning to work all weekend and then, one of those days hits; Can’t use the facilities because of “reno” work in the bathroom. Have to shower down at the owner’s place for same reason. Call from a client who’s site is completely down because their moron host […]

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One Difficulty and One Weirdness

I’ve got so many things to do it’s not even funny so no detailed posts on my travels and SXSW for now but a couple of quick things. Travorking The hardest thing about “travorking”? People seem to not believe and/or forget that I’m actually working from the places I traveled to. I wasn’t on vacation […]

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Keep Phone Off

Tip / note to self: When you’re 3 hours time difference from most of your friends and clients, don’t keep your phone on during the night. (I was using it as my wakeup alarm, worked too well)

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Geek Moment

I swung by the Vancouver Public Library today, one of my favorite buildings anywhere. You might have heard that they used it for an episode of Battlestar Gallactica well guess who was having a slice of pie at Flying Wedge when I was there? A Number Five (here too) looking vicious like they always do […]

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Open Source

A night of blood I have long awaited. But but be this my death or yours, free software will carry on! For a GNU dawn! For freedom!—Open Source

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Milestone

Time is relative. Last week I realized that I’ve been freelancing for as long as I was at my previous job or exactly half the time I’ve been in Montréal and let me tell you, the second part went wayyyy faster. I worked at Sungard for 43 months and I’ve been working independently for 45 […]

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L’air d’un moron

Bon, ça serait à mon avantage de me fermer la gueule parce que je trouve que j’ai vraiment l’air d’un morooooon sur la photo (et la photo est pas fameuse, ever heard of cropping?) mais bon, j’vous l’dit pareil. Aujourd’hui dans La Presse ils insèrent la revue Style de vie et j’y suis interviewé pour […]

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Slorking

Slorking. I don’t especially love the word but I sure do a lot of it.

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Meetingitis (but fun)

I don’t really have time to write anything else so just a little rundown of the current schedule, starting yesterday at 10h30; 3h30 hour long phone meeting. Ouach but it’s consulting, I’m billing ;) Work on a couple of little contracts, email 2 designers, answer other emails. Head to Yahoo Québec launch cocktail, supposed to […]

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Voltron vs Creatives

Lots of powerful robots fusing together to form an even better super-robot works well on Voltron, but I don’t think creative people often work that way. The most fruitful cooperation is probably going to have to remain casual and loose.—Evan in Julien’s comments

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Frozen

I think I was a slow witted moron twice in five minutes today. Great. I blame the cold, it’s the cold I tellsya, it froze me brain.

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Tagged – Soundtrack to my Life

Another week another meme, I got tagged by Bosko but this one took only 2 minutes to do (rules). Opening Credits: Heart of Glass—Nouvelle Vague First Day At School: One More Addiction—Nathalie Imbruglia Falling In Love: The Dream—Jocelyn Pook Breaking Up: Knock Knock—The Hives Prom: Just Like Honey—The Jesus & Mary Chain Mental Breakdown: Attitude—Dumas […]

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