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Diwali Night at LTU

Yesterday I attended a Diwali celebration at Lawrence Technological University which was partly organized by +sahana thanabalan , my partner in the LTU/Ford AUTOSAR internship project. I had a lot of fun there; the event included the following:

A presentation of what Diwali is, along with guest speakersMusicDances (Bollywood and traditional)Dinner (which consisted of Indian food served in the RFoC cafeteria, with catering done by Royal Indian in Troy, MI)Fireworks and sparklers
+Joe Quesada also briefly attended towards the end of the event, just as the fireworks were starting.

If you want to see pictures I took at the event, please see this post (for some reason, Google+ won't give me an option for embedding this one). LTU might push out their own stuff soon as well, since I saw cameramen and photographers going around and taking pictures/video of everything.

For anyone out there who is not familiar with it, you can find out more about it via the all-knowing Wikipedia.

Life status update for October 2014

It's been a while since my last post. So, what's been going on for me?

I recently completed a major emergency project for Parjana Distribution where I took over the code left over from a pair of former developers and invested nearly all of my free time into getting it back into working order. I had a lot of fun with it and I was getting paid for all of the extra work I was doing, but it has been exhausting. Hopefully I can step back from that and get a breather. +Kamil Jarosz is now working there as well, and he's been very productive on developing our ERP system further. So, things there should be going pretty good now.

+sahana thanabalan and I are just starting to get work from Ford for my internship through LTU, so we can begin doing things for Phase 2 of the project there. We should have a couple more graduate students joining us soon, once their employment paperwork is complete. Things are going well there, although we had a slow start.

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