Frustrating crawl to beta

This is really just another mind dump before I get back to work. Today was supposed to be the day that I could open let’s chill for beta. Yeah…that isn’t going to happen. The last week has been pegged with frustrating roadblocks as I reach some of the last tasks …

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Apparently Christmas is around the corner

It’s been a hectic two months since development started on let’s chill. I’m taking a few moments to dump some thoughts before I move onto today’s work load. This past weekend, I had a milestone day as a group of my friends did a first round of testing on the …

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A look back at Startup Weekend Vancouver

It was 1am on November 5th and I was stuck on some code. I decided to take a break and check off something else on my to do list: look at the upcoming startup events for startup week. The kickoff to startup week was Startup Weekend Vancouver (hereby known as …

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October in review

Overall, I am fairly happy with how October progressed. It has laid the foundation for the next month which is all about working towards the alpha release of Absolut. The project will release on heyletschill.com (not yet active) which is the more appropriate “pilot name” for it. The general gist …

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September in review

September was a pretty good month. The traction I gained at the end of the August gave me a better direction to move ahead. I haven’t had as much time to write but I felt like I needed to do a mind dump for this month’s review. These past few …

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“You inspired me to work harder”

I started this as a fun project to share my dreams. When one of my friends told me that my blog inspired him to work harder, I was very flattered. Another person told me that after reading my blog, it helped her revisit a forgotten dream of hers. In two …

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Review: MacBook Air for coding

So you want to buy a Mac eh? As a person who has grown up on the PC and in the Windows environment, this was an irregular move. For the first time in my life, I purchased a computer purely for work purposes (also irregular). Of course I do use …

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August in review

It’s been a fun month. The first few weeks, I was looking at options and just trying to feel like I was mentally in Vancouver again. The last two weeks of August has been a series of unexpected events. It first started with my Rails study group that received a …

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