Mar 102013
 

SMU Hackathon

The last time I did a “Where I’m At” post was too long ago, so let’s get this thing going without much preamble.  And no, this isn’t about US college basketball playoffs.  Just feels like it sometimes. Continue reading »

Jan 022013
 
Late last year as many of you know I rejoined Nokia in a part-time capacity, supporting developer outreach.  I neglected this blog a bit because I was focusing most of my attention on our local Windows Phone meetup site, but that’s about to change.

Going forward, I wil transition the bulk of my community support activity to this blog, as well as two twitter accounts: @NokiaDevNorthTX (was @DFW_WPDEV) and my old generic account, @texrat.  The latter is blessed with the most followers, but they’re so diverse (and include many people disinterested in Windows Phone) that I will use @NokiaDevNorthTX for highly-focused Windows Phone activity.  Still, expect at least few retweets on the @texrat side! Continue reading »

Oct 302012
 
Yesterday I received an email from a Dallas entrepreneur who wondered why he kept seeing my name pop up a lot.  Then today I got a call from a former Nokia colleague following up on a LinkedIn update, wondering what I’ve been up to lately.  So it’s no doubt time for Yet Another Boring Update. Continue reading »

Jan 212012
 
I tried to explain a while back my feelings about three years of battling to break back into Nokia, but it just came across as a long pathetic whine.  Which suggests I really need an editor.  Or should take time to reflect with a post in draft before publishing.  Or have a draft in hand while writing.

Here’s the problem: Nokia screwed me.  And no I don’t mean by letting me go (well, at first, but that eventually wore off).  I mean by yanking me out of my introverted comfort zone. Continue reading »

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