DeadPool and the birth of R rated super heros

Who has not seen Deadpool yet? For the past 3 weeks, the movie has been on everybody’s lips. I took time to go see the movie and i must say i laughed from start to finish. It was well made and completely natural. I guess it is refreshing to see someone curse soo much on tv and… Continue reading DeadPool and the birth of R rated super heros

An Awkward yesterday

As I  was stuck in my (affectionately called) “meditation morning traffic”, the yesterday’s event rung a bell in my head. Yesterday was MLK’s day and while it was supposed to be a National public holiday, we were requested to come to work due to the critical time-frame for delivery of our project. We were told that… Continue reading An Awkward yesterday

Actors roles that have stood the test of time

Its Friday!!! Anyways, this morning, i thought about one of my favorite actors –  Keanu Reeves and his role in the Matrix and how that role defined him. Since then, all other roles which he has played have paled in comparison to “NEO”. I started naming other actors who had defining roles that had stuck with… Continue reading Actors roles that have stood the test of time

What’s your name

  Below are a list of weird names.   This guy probably was influenced by the large emigration of Nazis to South america after the fall of the 3rd Reich. Seriously though, there is a large German contingent in Ecuador. I previously worked with an Ecuadorian and he was named Wolfgang.  But its safe to say… Continue reading What’s your name

The White House Gives Up on Making Coders Dress Like Adults

Its Friday!! (insert beer)…and in my usual good mood, I had to share this with you. I came across this article on wired.com and the heading made me laugh. This fellow single-handedly saved healthcare.gov and was recently recruited by the white house as their chief Digital Officer. Interestingly, the comments at the end of the article generated into a… Continue reading The White House Gives Up on Making Coders Dress Like Adults

Internet Arguments-Mr Right

Everyone wants to win….or better still, we all want to be right. In an age where everyone has an opinion and coupled with the anonymity that the internet as a medium to express these opinions provides us, we are at the mercy of Mr Right. For those who frequent forums or comment at the end of… Continue reading Internet Arguments-Mr Right

Those last minute Friday Code Merge

Its Friday,  and as usual, our bodies are in the office but our minds are already sipping that cold beer in the sports bar. One internal culture we have at work is the circulation of mails that reminds you its the weekend. This particular mail took it for me this Friday (and i suspect, most of the… Continue reading Those last minute Friday Code Merge