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Headlines for Monday:
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|A||X||@1030-1130 Usability: Linda - session 3|
|A||X||@1300 Revise paper according to Mark's comments|
|A||X||@1500-1600 Usability test: Shaikh Quader - session 4|
|A||X||@1800-2000 Money Management for the Next Stage of Your Life, Faculty Club Upper Dining Room, 41 Willcocks St.|
|A||X||Outline Emacs article|
|A||X||Send mail, finally|
|A||X||Blog about personal finance seminar|
|A||X||Prepare oatmeal for tomorrow|
|A||X||Set up tea trolley|
|A||X||Set up TV table with kitchen appliances|
|A||X||Organize clothes for tomorrow|
|A||X||Read a chapter of Quinn's book gift|
Last week was a week of thresholds. I've started doing my usability tests, and I'm not going to stop until I finish them. Then I'm going to write them up into my thesis, and then I'll be done.
Last week, I went through my first ever behavioral interview. An IBM HR person asked me those job-interview-type questions that start with "Tell me a story about a time you...".
Last week, I scheduled my first job interview.
Things are moving faster and faster. I'm walking through so many doors.
Goals for this week:
I also *really* need to explore my goals this week, because my job interview is coming up and I had better have a good idea of what I'm getting myself into. Can I stand a job with high travel and lots of stress if it means learning a lot?
Random Emacs symbol: browse-url-mozilla-arguments - Variable: *A list of strings to pass to Mozilla as arguments.
I attended a personal finance seminar by Ellen Roseman, a Toronto Star columnist and University of Toronto alumna. I'll write about it in more detail as I reflect more on personal finance, but here are a few new nuggets I picked up:
Interesting tips came from the other attendees:
Worth the time.
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