Archive for April, 2007

roomba: rest in peace

Wednesday, April 18th, 2007

iRobot sucks, and not in the good way robot vacuums should. i no longer recommend buying a Roomba. some of you may remember my earlier glowing reviews and accounts of the robot’s hijinks. i was satisfied with his performance, although i hadn’t anticipated the work it took to clean him after he cleaned my place. […]

happy anniversary, tuna! good riddance.

Wednesday, April 11th, 2007

my refrigerator, circa 2004. (it’s a sink). if you thought i’ve seemed more introspective than usual, no, i didn’t trade my usually black wardrobe for extra black. april 29 is my anniversary. that was the day i traded some stuff for the unknown. i get pensive as the day approaches and consider whether it was […]

holy trinity of job satisfaction

Monday, April 9th, 2007

the trinity of work satisfaction: typical video game industry employee? according to Maslow’s model, employees have physiological, security, belongingness, esteem, and self-actualization needs. Hertzberg’s is based on hygiene factors such as pay, organization, policies and working environment, and motivating factors such as recognition, promotion, achievement and the nature of the work. the davidicus model takes […]