Archive for January, 2009

700 on the GMAT

As mentioned before, I’m hoping to do an MBA in the second half of this year.  The first step in that journey is to apply to the MBA programmes I’m interested in (Sauder, Ivey, Nanyang & Smurfit, for the record).  The first step in that process is to take the GMAT (Graduate Management Admission Test). […]

I got nominated

In true interweb style, I’m too lazy to write a real post on this, so I’ll just rob Neil‘s. Well, Christ on a bike!  Some silly person decided to nominate me in the Irish Blog Awards! I’m very grateful, though I don’t think it’s deserved.  Still, I hope the very nomination will spur me on […]

Cake We Can Believe In

Steve found this in a shop in Northern Virginia yesterday: At €15, that’s pretty cheap too!  You can only imagine what an Irish shop would charge for that. In other news, Steve is going to be standing beside Barack when he takes the oath of office.  The bastard (Steve, not Barack – we’ll give Barack […]

This is how you spin

I vaguely remember seeing this somewhere before, but hat tip to James for the reminder. Judy Wallman, a professional genealogy researcher here in southern California , was doing some personal work on her own family tree. She discovered that Harry (senator (D) fromNevada ) Reid’s great-great uncle, Remus Reid, was hanged for horse stealing and […]

This is the internet

Saw this last night – one of the funniest things I’ve seen in a while. All IT people (including me) have done similar things in the past!