Monthly Archives: September 2012

The three faces of success

Public debate of the Microsoft review system (stacking ranking), news and opinions on recruiting and the perceived shortage of software engineers made me think about the (people) ingredient for a successful project. Like it is decried, the Microsoft review system … Continue reading

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It’s hard to hit smoke…

It’s hard to hit smoke

Learnt from a colleague, speaking from past non-Microsoft experience when he had to work on a code base where former owner made changes anonymously because “it’s hard to hit smoke” (i.e. you can’t be blamed if people cannot identify you.)

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Léon Huan Burg’s birth announcement

Léon Huan Burg's birth announcement

Ten little fingers, ten little toes, we love the way our family grows.

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Faire-part de naissane Léon Huan Burg

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Holy cow Obama can shoot fireballs. Watch out Mittens!

No, this picture was not Photoshop’ed. Just some silly fun. http://www.latimes.com/news/politics/la-pn-president-obamas-2012-campaign-in-photos-20120910,0,2920017.photogallery

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Pate brisée

Ingredients: 2 1/2 cups (350 grams) all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon (4 grams) salt 1 tablespoon (14 grams) granulated white sugar 1 cup (2 sticks) (226 grams) unsalted butter, room temperature, and cut into 1/2 inch (1 cm) pieces 1/4 to … Continue reading

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