Apr 152015

So this year has been a busy year and the blog has suffered due to not having time to write posts.  However, in following with my last 2 years I want to give myself a review of my performance the previous year as well as set objectives for the next year.

Rather than drawing things out more than they need to i’m going to start by reviewing my objectives I set last year and how well I accomplished them. Continue reading »

Mar 072014

As a programmer you spend a lot of your time sitting in front of a computer screen.  There are a lot of negative impacts that this can have on your body. One of the most common is carpal tunnel which can easily be prevented with a good keyboard and wrist pads to rest on. So while a lot of people take care of the most common known issue with spending a lot of time working on a computer it surprises me how few people take care of another part of their body that is impacted by heavy use, their eyes. Continue reading »

Feb 282014

It’s that time of the year again when people make New Years Resolutions and by now many of them have been abandoned.  Last year I set some goals for myself and I don’t think that it was enough.  Since i’m currently going through performance reviews at work I wondered to myself why I can’t just use that same model with my own personal objectives?   Continue reading »