Category «Weekly Update»

G33k Week

This week is Desert Bus! Seriously, I’m watching it basically non stop. Not only is it incredibly entertaining and entirely for charity, but I always learn things while watching the Loading Ready Run crew in their annual fundraiser. All the money goes to Child’s Play, which donates toys and videogames to children’s hospitals, and is …

In Which I Appear in Videos

More than usual. Sure, twice a week on Youtube, but this week the Ignite Waterloo 13 videos came out, including my talk  on the unsung benefits of charity events (which wasn’t my best, but turned out a lot better than I thought). I also make a brief appearance in Mad Art Lab’s Carl Sagan Day …

Night/Shift

Night/Shift

The fact that I have been remiss about these posts is telling not just here but in my real life, where I’ve done less and less interesting things because I relieved myself of having to write about it. Blah blah this will change, we’ll see. Still, slowly working on getting things off the “Meant to …

Wrapping Things Up

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It just feels so good. This past Thursday was the annual Hagey Lecture, a lecture jointly sponsored by the University of Waterloo and the UW Faculty Association. I’ve been up to my ears promoting  it for the past few weeks and organizing it for the past few months. And it all paid off. With a crowd …

Dragons! And Being Nice

Well, Dragon. My D&D game fought one today, and that and the fact that it’s about a million degrees hyperbole in my space have got me pretty much exhausted. I love running dragon fights, there’s something really special about them. Everybody gets a kick out of it, they don’t happen too often, and most of …