The Rogers Bandwidth Cap has been Hit!

I can’t say that I’m surprised, and I don’t believe that 95GB is THAT much when it comes to data storage, but I am surprised that 95GB has come in and out of my house as traffic in the past month.

This lovely little banner popped up overtop of my browser while I was reading today’s news and trying to upload some photos to Flickr:

“An important message about your Rogers Hi-Speed Internet Service. Our records show that your household has reached 100% of the 95 GB monthly usage allowance provided with your Rogers High-Speed Internet Extreme.”

Click through to see the full-size image. Update: I don’t know why flickr had this image as unavailable, but I seem to have fixed it now…


New office with new chairs!!!

My new office is clearly completely awesome. I can’t go in-depth about how great the setup is, or how awesome the wiring job is (it’s just amazing) because it would take three days and twelve pages to explain.

But here’s a brief video of me having fun, enjoying my new desk chair.

And here’s what our old Master Control now looks like. It’s even MORE ripped out at this point, but having worked there for over 3 years, I had to take a photo, no matter how cheesy:

I did something I said I would never do…

… I bought skinny jeans. In fact, on the same day, I also bought high heels… and -the kicker- a pair of capris.

What the hell is WRONG with me! First it was socks and sandals, and now it’s “real” fashion! I think I might have a fever orĀ  brain tumor or something that’s causing me to do a one eighty.

To be fair, I had a gift certificate I’d been sitting on for two years, and had forgotten I still had it in my desk. I don’t know what posessed me to go buy clothes, but I’m glad I did, even if I can’t quite (yet) walk in the heels.

Fight Club Channel???

Why does EVERYONE call it that! Then again, I don’t care what Telus calls us, so long as the fibre works, and we’ve never had a problem with it.

Click through for the entire album of us moving to the new building.

Psh, working all the time is easy.

I could seriously do it. I could have absolutley no life, and just go to work 12 hours a day, 7 days a week. I would need to hire a laundry and grocery service, but I could do it.

In the past 5 days, I’ve worked 33 regular hours, plus 29 overtime hours. Today was only Tuesday.

I have a Grocery Gateway account, but I’ve never actually used it. I wonder if it works OK, or if it’s a pain in the ass. I can’t imagine what the produce would be like.

I took some photos of what Master Control looks like right now. We tore it apart. Now it’s a desk and 7 relatively empty server racks. There is still alot more ripping of cable to be done, but it’s much cleaner now than it was 2 days ago.

What time is it?

It’s 4:04am, and I just got out of bed.

I’m going to get ready and then go to work. As of six am, we are going to be taking 6 television stations, and moving them clear across town, while keeping them live. And no, we did not buy (much) new equipment.

I still haven’t been to the new building, but hopefully I will today!

I’ve been drinking too much coffee over the past few days, and there’s been a nerve jumping in my knee all night. I don’t know if they’re related.

Phone Update

I did end up finding my phone from when I lost it a few weeks ago. It had been in my car’s glovebox. How ridiculous is that?

When I got into my car one night, I threw it in the glovebox along with my iPod, and when I got out of the car, I guess I only grabbed the iPod. I’m not a total moron though, I had checked to see if it was there, but it had slid underneath the owner’s manual, so until I rounded a big corner one day, it stayed stuck there. At the office one day, I opened the glovebox to either connect or disconnect my music, and BAM! there was my phone.