Category: Ramblings

How I Bought a Mini Cooper – Part II

In my first article I described how a simple test drive led to the purchase my first Mini Cooper. I focused mostly on how much I enjoyed the actual driving experience of the car. While it certainly is a fun car to drive, there’s just so much more to the story of why I love […]

Writing Your Own Job Description

I just resigned from NVIDIA and one of the tasks I offered to help with during my transition was writing my own job description. On the surface this makes perfect sense. Hell, I only did the job for six years, who else is better qualified, right? Here’s the weird, creepy part. It’s kind of like […]

How I Bought a Mini Cooper

You’ve heard me rave about how much I love my Mini Cooper in articles such as What is Great Design? But I’d like to tell you about how I got one, and how I became hooked on them. I’m not a car guy by any stretch of the imagination. I don’t tinker under the hood. […]

Non-Compete Agreements

Non-compete agreements seem to be one of those documents you must sign when starting with a new employer. They throw it in with the rest of the benefits and NDA paperwork you are expected to sign when starting out on your very exciting first day. It’s usually buried near the bottom of the pile when […]

Turning 36

  Why is it that everyone tries to make you feel like it’s the end of the world when you have a birthday approaching, or when it arrives? I’m really curious about this. Why? To be honest, I think it’s an amazing accomplishment when you reach another year in life. Not only did I survive […]