Archive for August, 2005

Posted in Blog on August 27, 2005

Recent Yahoo! news rollup.

Since I have been lagging on my posting lately, I will just rollup several news items about Yahoo which I found interesting into one post. 1.) Yahoo was recently ranked #1 as the fastest growing company in the US by Fortune magazine. Google wasn’t even in the top 25. (Source: http:// ... Continue Reading

Posted in Blog on August 25, 2005

Windows 95 turned 10 years old

Was just reading a blog post on another site and learned Windows 95 turned 10 years old yesterday. I actually went to a product rollout for Windows 95 that summer and won free copies of it and Office 95. The blog post makes an interesting point, although we all hated Windows 95, anyone usi ... Continue Reading

Posted in Blog on August 23, 2005

Yahoo! My DSL is now up and running!

Although technically it’s not scheduled for installation until Friday (for some reason they require a technician to come out for static IP’s), through my own ingenuity I now have my DSL up and running. Unfortunately that means I still will be working from home on Friday (to mee ... Continue Reading

Posted in Blog on August 15, 2005

Man I have been slacking on my posting

I apologize for the lack of posting this past week. Between starting the new job and unpacking (more especially the unpacking), I haven’t had much energy for anything else. I have hereby decided next time I move, my stuff stays with the apartment. I don’t care if professionals ... Continue Reading

Posted in Blog on August 8, 2005

First Day + Apartment found

Today was a pretty standard orientation day, except spiced up a bit with some good ole Yahoo fun. I am not fully briefed yet on all the details of what is allowed to be blogged about and what isn’t, so I will leave it at that for now. If I can find the policies online later tonight, ... Continue Reading

Posted in Blog on August 5, 2005

All ~4.5 tons packed and loaded!

As of 7:45pm last night, all of my personal belongings are packed and loaded (approximately 8,500 lbs) and on their way to Sunnyvale. Now if only I knew exactly where to have them delivered, all would be good! Here are some photos for those of you who are interested (click image to see mor ... Continue Reading

Posted in Blog on August 3, 2005

Well, guess I am still looking for places to live

As it turns out, guess I was not approved for the lease. They strictly base their decisions on credit (and don’t factor in rental history at all, as I have perfect renters history) and unfortunately I don’t have much in the way of credit (never had a loan in my life). Even with ... Continue Reading