Author: George Burgyan

Helium

Helium is one of those things that are interesting. It’s the first element that was predicted to exist. It was first discovered by looking at absorption lines from looking at the sun. Good old Sol. Helios. Helium. The...

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Getting in the groove

So, taking a step back from even the metaphor… to get in the groove is a term that was used by recording engineers when they were about to cut a record. If you were “in the groove” the record lathe was cutting...

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Fireflies

One of the things I’ve really missed is being surrounded by fireflies in the late spring and early summer. It’s something that was always a given when I was growing up. I remember learning how to catch them....

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Tooling for coding

Today I got my dev site deployed to the Azure cloud and set up a continuous integration setup for it from the Git repo to the dev site. In one day. With tools I’ve never used in the past. It makes working at my previous...

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Microsoft Stack

On Saturday for my birthday I treated myself to an MSDN subscription. I finally got back my want to program that I had lost sometime at my time at Amazon. I had always had a fondness for C#. Something that I’ve not really...

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Northern Exposure

I’ve been a fan of the show Northern Exposure when it first came out. I was only 17 at the time, which wasn’t really the target age range for the show, but somehow I just loved the quirkiness of the show; it...

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