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10 years at Microsoft

Microsoft Human Resources just sent me a note to tell me that I reached 10y with the company!!! It only feels like it was last year that I joined :)

Side note for the non-Microsofties… The company counts the total number of years of service since joining, minus any “sabbatical” …

Geese crossing an intersection

Geese crossing the busiest intersection in Bellevue :-) Everyone just stopped and watched while they took their time to cross!!! :-)

Geese crossing the busiest intersection in Bellevue :-) Everyone just stopped and watched while they took their time to cross!!! :-)

“Software Philosopher”

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A recent interaction with my “Web book” co-authors made me think. When we try to reason about architecture, when we try to come up with the essence of good architectures, good systems design, good practices, we effectively philosophize. We’ve been doing it all these years around REST, the Web,