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A year of radical change: 2014

This was a year of a radical change for me. Had a great vacation in Vietnam Relocated physically and financially to Vancouver Bought a car in Vancouver and gave it to my wife 🙂 Passed a knowledge test to get … Continue reading

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A first day in Amazon

When I created a one-liner draft of this post I thought the first day at Amazon would be just like a first trip to the moon and back 🙂 But my expectations were too exaggerated. In fact, nothing of importance … Continue reading

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A big day tomorrow

Tomorrow is going to be my first day at Amazon Canada! I am about to join the Amazon Web Services team and work on RDS, a cloud relational database service. I will keep you informed about this, but not better … Continue reading

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Visibility and your career

Here is a nice piece from a friend of mine Dmitry who tells the world how to do a small thing and enjoy it the best. Please read it on, it is worth 5 minutes of your life and it’s … Continue reading

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What’s in your backpack? Move to Canada.

There is a nice little speech by George Clooney in a movie “Up in the Air”, 2009 about things that make it more difficult to move forward: And I am not a great advocate of this life style because even … Continue reading

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Quitting the job

Quitting job has never been easy for me, but today I announced my 5th quit. Why quitting a job is difficult? Well, I have always been picky when it comes to accepting job offers and I always make sure the … Continue reading

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How to start a career in software from scratch?

I would like to tell you a story that might be helpful for you if you would like to try elevating your life standard or try helping your relatives to do so. This is not going to be yet another … Continue reading

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