Sunday, October 22, 2006
I'd just like to say that, so far, working for Microsoft is the best job I've ever had. Ever. Ever ever ever. Not only do I get to actually write code for interesting, new, cutting-edge research technologies, but I get paid a reasonable salary plus astonishingly good benefits to do so. And the political maneuvering is not bad at all; I'm still only a software development engineer (SDE), but I'm being fairly successful at inserting myself into good projects and there isn't that much push-back yet. I suppose we'll see how successful a strategy I'm pursuing come semi-annual review time.
Yesterday, as we were taking the last few possessions out of the temporary housing, I noticed a car parked next to us with a bumper sticker: "Fox News: We Distort, You Abide". So is it that Fox News is a distorted hack news outlet, but the NYT, CBS News, and CNN are agenda-free apolitical fonts of rigorously fact-checked news? Or is it that we conservatives are held to a higher standard, even by the moonbats?