Author Archives: J West

About J West

AKA "Task", a software developer. Hence, TaskWare.

Two Weeks Vancouver

It’s been a while since I did any travel, but once again travel time is nigh! In two weeks time, I’ll be in Vancouver again.  I say “again”, but I haven’t been there since the turn of the century*.  Yeah, … Continue reading

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Gift Box

I’ve been offered a box.  Not for me precisely, but for the kid.  It’s an interesting box:       Of course, any time there’s a box (or any container really), the real question is going to be “what’s in … Continue reading

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Introducing: The Chicago Thing!

In much the same way that Bill Cosby did; I told you that story so I could tell you this one. Remember how there was going to be that trip to Seattle?  Well, that was all about the Microsoft “accelerator” … Continue reading

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Web Curfew

It’s now time for a brief foray into what I’ve done with my daylight hours for the past couple years. I’ve got a kid, he’s in grade 3 now.  It was about a year ago that I first woke up … Continue reading

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Trip cancelled

Turns out, we won’t be going to Seattle. Or at least not next month. We made it through the first round and into the second round, but we were cut from the third round.  They really liked our software, and … Continue reading

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Next trip: Seattle! Well, maybe…

This blog was originally created to document my travels to strange foreign lands where the majority of the populace carry firearms.  Exciting times! The current project doesn’t tend to require much in the way of travel, so it’s been relatively quiet … Continue reading

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Pictures And Words

This being a kind of photo blog, it’s all words and pictures.  Let’s get just a little meta for a minute and do a blog post about words and pictures!  More specifically, about certain pictures and the words that come to … Continue reading

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