Being traded.

This morning, Jenny and I were mourning the loss of Mike Fucito and Lamar Neagle in a trade to the Montreal Impact for Eddie Johnson. Jenny loved Fucito (she'd yell, "That's my boy!" any time he touched the pitch) and Neagle was one of the few Sounders to score a hat trick at home. They were also great members of the Seattle community. The trade unexpectedly touched a nerve in me personally and I wondered, "Do software engineers get traded?"

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WiX Working Group video of the week, swarming quadrocopters.

"I for one welcome our robotic overlords." That quote rings a bit more true after I saw this week's video and know what is coming next week. These little helicopters flying in formation relative to each other is pretty stunning. Wait for the figure-8.

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Pondering a Manifesto.

Bob just sent me a link to the Redis Manifesto via Twitter. He's was supportive as I vented off some of this week's frustrations. After reading the link, I believe Bob is right. I need to write the WiX Toolset Manifesto.

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WiX Working Group video of the week, flying people.

I can only imagine what the people of New York thought when they saw this. There are some great shots in this video. The sound track is a nice touch as well.

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