Monthly Archives: September 2009

Resurrection, Part I

July 17th 2008 was a dark day.  Around 7pm, mostly faithful Mustard rolled his last mile, and came to a very abrupt and violent halt on the north western motorway. The grim autopsy confirmed our darkest fears, terminal engine malfunction … Continue reading

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How To: Spend a wet weekend in Ohakune

We recently had the opportunity to partake in a company-hosted ski trip in Ohakune.  Now neither I nor Beau ski, so we decided it would be a good opportunity to practice some more winter tramping, possibly a winter crossing, and … Continue reading

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Spotted on this brilliant spring Sunday at Muriwai Beach. Of course, there likely were a string of badly parked cars originally forcing this SUV to follow suit. Or maybe I’m just naively optomistic?

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Our company is on the verge of releasing a major new version, v2.0, of our core product,  while  still actively supporting the previous version, v1.12. A concerned colleague asked me how we were managing the flurry of development in v1.12 … Continue reading

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