Monthly Archives: December 2013

David’s take on Quiche Lorraine

Ingredients: Pie dough, follow pate Brisée recipe: https://davidburg.wordpress.com/2012/09/15/pate-brisee/ 5 ounces thick cut smoked bacon, diced 3 eggs 3 ounces shredded Suisse cheese Half a big bag of spinach (I forgot to mark down the size of the bag) Heavy whipping … Continue reading

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Poverty in America

Xiaobei was watching a documentary on poverty in America, and some of what I saw and hear just makes me angry. Not angry at the situation people are in, but the situation they put themselves into. There was this women, … Continue reading

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RAID has come a long way in convenience

After completing a operating system and hyper-v install last week, when I realized that I forgot to configure the hardware RAID in my new computer, I had a chill down my spine telling me I just wasted a bunch of time … Continue reading

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What’s quieter than a snowy Friday before Christmas?

Well, apparently Monday 8:30 AM is still quieter. I seem to be the only person here for the whole floor. Ah, PC Recycle appointment, why early Monday morning?

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Seattle’s skyline, viewed from Bellevue

Again, taken from Lincoln Square tower, floor 19th, the rest area. You can faintly distinguish two of the three radio towers, then further on the right, just a few dots in front of the clouds is the Space Needle. At … Continue reading

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Skyscrappers of Bellevue

Looking east on NE 8th street from Lincoln Square tower, floor 19. For an aerial view, see https://maps.google.com/maps?q=bellevue+wa&ll=47.616318,-122.197194&spn=0.003645,0.007918&hnear=Bellevue,+King+County,+Washington&gl=us&t=h&z=17

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Sunset on Meydenbauer bay from Lincoln Square tower

Taken last week, this is the view from the rest area of our level in the office building. Sadly, our team is being pushed out by Bing team, such that end of January we will move back to Sammamish campus.

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InPrivate Browsing as a solution to cookie hell Frequently with browsing to access controlled content at work such as SharePoint, Azure Management Portal, Windows Live or other intranet and extranet hosted services, I run into a problem that my internet browser … Continue reading

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Software development is like cooking

A few weeks ago at work we were looking at the Visual Studio ALM Rangers Branching and Merging Guide and one wise colleague said that this is only a cookbook, you still have to select which recipe you want to prepare. More … Continue reading

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Tethering

While riding the bus back home I was reading work e-mail on my smart phone and thought of a simple task I wanted to kick-off on my work computer to get done overnight. I do not have cellular network connectivity on my laptop, … Continue reading

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