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Monthly Archive for September, 2003

Mandatory Commute Survey

Next week I’m going to be required to fill out an online survey about my commute methods for this week. It’s a legal requirement that Microsoft has to do, and I got randomly selected. I wonder if they will have a “I unicycled to work” option. Probably not. That’s gonna be fun to explain.

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Bank of America’s Music on Hold

So I’ve sitting on hold with Bank of America (36 minutes and counting!), and listening to the muzak they’re playing in the background. As is typical of music on hold, they have someone saying “Thank you for your patience, you will be assisted momentarily. Please, stay on the line.” That’s all fine and dandy – […]

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Di-do, Di-do, Di-do…

Don’t you hate that beep when you battery dies on your cellphone?

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Bellevue Pro Club

This weekend I decided to take advantage of one of my fringe benefits at Microsoft for the first time: a free membership to the Pro Sports Club. This place is a little odd in that it’s basically an extension of Microsoft-land. It’s right on the outskirts of the main campus in Redmond, and given that […]

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Network outage

After coming back from lunch today, I (along with the rest of my group) discovered that our network connection was down. No web, no email, no access to the source code repositories. One of us called the helpdesk, and said that they’re working on it and that they’ll send an email when it’s done. That’s […]

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Amusing Microsoft Perks

My building has a room for taking a nap. Complete with disposable sheets.

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Weekend Update

So I’ve skipped a huge swath of my life in this blog (most of moving, getting an apartment, moving in, getting furniture, etc.) but for the time being I don’t feel like taking the time to write all of those details out. So instead, you get a jump to present day, with a good summary […]

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