Mister Eclectic (howeird) wrote,
Mister Eclectic
howeird

Growth Industry

We had our quarterly all-hands meeting today, and I'm guessing there were twice as many people there than last time. And they said there are still 27 open reqs for the department.

All during the first presentation I kept trying to reconcile the fact that the speaker had a mild British Commonwealth accent, probably Australia or New Zealand, but I knew our CEO was a US Peace Corps volunteer, so that made no sense. Somewhere in there I realized this is not the CEO, this is our department Veep.

Two hours of that meeting, then an hour of team meeting with boss' boss as the first presenter. The good news is all the presentations at both meetings were interesting and well delivered; the bad news is 3 hours is too much. More than an hour is too much. I was starting testing on a new device today, and that put a huge dent in my progress. And then I found I was assigned the most boring tests we have, starting with one which was supposed to have been split into 10 tests. We don't keep track of time-per-test, but I hate it when it looks like I haven't done anything in an hour.

Time to go home. I tried a more eye-candylicious Starbucks tonight, but the table next to me is now occupied by a group of women gathered around the Obligatory C=Screaming Baby.™.

Subscribe

  • Bonnie and Clyde, The Musical at San Jose Stage

    So many conflicting things to say about this. Let's start with why I went: The very talented Cliff McCormick is playing Clyde. Cliff played Jekyll…

  • Fun With Slates

    This morning started with a wee bit of WFH, just enough to download ffmpeg from the company-blocked site, try it out, read enough of the html docs to…

  • Boy Am I Sore

    Usually just the exercise of being in a show is enough to make me hurt in the usual places, but that wasn't enough today. Had a very long sleep…

  • Post a new comment

    Error

    Anonymous comments are disabled in this journal

    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    Your IP address will be recorded 

  • 0 comments