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At Work

Role at REM: 

Software Developer and resident gaming addict.

Education: 

Attended the University of Guelph (U of Moo!) for a degree in Computer Science.

Previous Work Experience: 

Software Developer at InsightU, Software Developer at Punch Integrated Communications Inc. and Software Developer at Ronneberger Computing Inc.


Something That Makes Me Smile at Work: 

Each and every time I'm delivered a fun and challenging project to work on. At REM, that happens every day!

 

Favourite

Websites: 

IGN.comStackOverflow.comTheDailyWTF.comDamnYouAutoCorrect.com


Books: 

The Accidental Billionaires (the book that "The Social Network" was based upon)


Food: 

Hamburgers and pizza (Programmer food!)


TV Shows: 

How I Met Your MotherThe Big Bang TheoryThe OfficeTwo and A Half MenModern Family


Music: 

Nine Inch Nails / Trent Reznor, most movie or game soundtracks, trance channels on DI.fm carry me through my work day


Sports: 

Hockey, volleyball and baseball


Hobbies:

Gaming (console, PC and on my custom-built, stand-up arcade), home improvement projects and discovering new things to enjoy with my son


App: 

ScummVM for jailbroken iPads. It enables you to play the old point'n'click adventure games (think “Day of the Tentacle” or “Indiana Jones”) of the 90s on your iOS device.

 

More Info

Words to live by: 

“Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is to not stop questioning.” - Albert Einstein

 

Something I Find Fascinating: 

Quantum mechanics and all things computing (was that ever any wonder?), especially emulation.


Current Game Addiction: 

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim

 

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