I am Graduating! – Available for Software Development Work

Update: Following a 6 week security check, I have been working for Ontario Power Generation – Nuclear since early June. Thanks!!

It is hard to believe that four years ago I began my undergraduate studies at  University here in Ontario, Canada. This month I am graduating with an Honours Bachelors of Science in Computer Science and Business Administration and now looking for work in the Greater Toronto Area. In order to graduate with a Science and an Arts major, I had to attend four years straight including summer classes.

As a result of my graduation I am available for work! For the past two years I have worked part time for my school doing Windows, Linux and Solaris systems administration. I setup a new system (on new hardware) and…


Proactive customer service or twitter stalking damage control?

Over the last couple months I have started using Twitter every day. It took me 2 or 3 times trying it before I thought it wasnt completely useless and waste of time. Now that I am subscribed to a few news services that I find interesting like TechCrunch, Engadget, CBC News (but not interesting enough to add to my RSS feed), I can watch the headlines and click if I want but I wont cry if I miss it. Within a couple weeks Dell UK started following my Tweets. Very strange as I have never said a word about Dell on Twitter, nor have I ever owned a single Dell product and nor am I British, I am Canadian.

After I began Tweeting myself occasionally which has now…


New PC Parts Galore

The past couple weeks have been good and bad. I ordered two new parts that I have wanted for a long time, a new sound card and video card. I ordered an Asus Xonar DX to replace my Creative Sound Blaster Audigy 2 ZS which has given me massive head aches with Windows Vista. I also ordered an EVGA Nvidia GTX 260 to replace my aging Nvidia 7800 GT. Let me pause for a moment and give a some praise to that card which has served me well for over three years. That card has handled everything from Fallout 1 to Crysis for me. I am 75% of the through The Witcher Enhanced Edition (which is the best game of the last two years) and the card performed decently well for its age. Its been overclocked so high for so long that I think its time I give it its rest.…