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I am currently a software engineer at Google, where as a member of the Android platform team I build frameworks and user interfaces.

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Archive for December, 2001

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December 31st, 2001
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Well, I do think it’s time.

December 31st, 2001

Well, I do think it’s time.

I have enough preliminary material together to start a new comic series, barely related to my old series, captain jim. As soon as I have some more tidbits to share, I’ll set up a site for the new endeavour.

New Year’s resolution? To make sure this new project goes somewhere.

Not quite New Year’s here in Houston.

December 31st, 2001

Not quite New Year’s here in Houston. (Good thing Starbuck’s is open late.)

Stupid Graffiti tricks: if you’re sloppy writing “Starbuck’s”, it comes out “Starbuck$”.

Scot Hacker follows up his excellent article on OS X and BeOS.

December 31st, 2001

Scot Hacker follows up his excellent article on OS X and BeOS.

Handy reference for Palm VII developers.

December 30th, 2001
Handy reference for Palm VII developers.

Joel on how to get things done when you’re only a grunt.

December 25th, 2001

Joel on how to get things done when you’re only a grunt. Translated, this means “nobody’s going to look after your sanity but you, and there are things you can do to create a little bubble of productivity around yourself.” Here’s a great tip I learned at a previous job:

Come into work late and leave late. Those hours after the rest of the company goes home can be the most productive. Or, if you’re on a team of developers who regularly come in late, get into work at 9 am. You’ll do more work in the two hours before other people come in and start bothering you than you do in the rest of the day.

PvP is down for Christmas.

December 24th, 2001

PvP is down for Christmas.

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