Tag: computers

  • single frame: Drink coffee, do work

    Photo: Drink coffee, do work

  • Coffee and Macbook Nikon N2000, 35-70mm f/3.3-4.5 Zoom Nikkor Kodak Ektar 100 2015

  • Requiem for Radio Shack

    We’d been all over town trying to find a new gaming headset for my son and his unusually large head. It’s harder than you might think: most headsets grip his big head like a vise. We’d bought and returned four uncomfortable headsets already. On the way back from yet another failed mission, we passed by a RadioShack.…

  • Technical problems can almost always be solved, but people problems are hard

    I’ll never forget the revelation it was when I figured out how to write computer programs. You mean, I thought, I can make this machine do what I want it to? It was a watershed moment in my life. I was shy, introverted. People often frightened me, at least a little. I struggled to interact with people I…

  • The pinnacle of my career

    Not long ago I wrote about a time I was fired under some pretty stinky circumstances. And then there was the time I worked under the CEO who lied in court about having sexually harassed his assistant. And I still haven’t told the story about the company owner who went to prison. Fortunately, my long…