How to Fix Traktor Freezing when Plugging in a Traktor S2 (OS X)

While running the latest version of Traktor and OS X I noticed that Traktor would freeze when I plugged in the S2. This might be obvious for some, but I had forgotten that the S2 contains an update utility that updates the firmware on the S2. After updating the firmware all my freezing issues went […]

Where is Darran?

Greetings All, I have recently resigned from ServiceMesh to focus on family, community, and personal health. November 22, 2013 was my last day with ServiceMesh and I am very grateful for my experience with ServiceMesh.  We had a successful exit with a sale to Computer Sciences Corporation. Since resigning I have spent a considerable time […]

Some Opportunities at ServiceMesh – QA Engineers, Flex Developers, and Support Engineers!

ServiceMesh is looking for QA Engineers, Flex Developers, and Support Engineers! If you are on the hunt, or know anyone interested please send them this way! Don’t be shy. 🙂 Also, another local outfit, MaxPoint Interactive, is growing their talented team and looking for engineers with skills/interest in big data (hadoop), high performance web based systems […]

Ride to Auckland, Wendy’s for Dinner, Got Fourth at the Poker Tournament, Toga Party, Crazy Hectic Night at Globe Bar – Auckland, New Zealand (Day 36) (September 21, 2009)

Today began like many of the days before it: waking up in a room full of strangers, packing a bag, and waiting for the bus to go to a new place. Today we were heading to Auckland and Auckland meant it was time to find a job, a place to stay, and start settling in. […]

Ride to Taupo, Card Games with Friends, Got Second at the Poker Tourney, Another Pretty Chill Night – Taupo, New Zealand (Day 35) (September 20, 2009)

Got up early and got my stuff together. The bus leaves Wellington at 8 AM from YHA which is a short walk from Base. The ride to Taupo is a long one. I think I spent most of the time resting and browsing the web on the smartphone. Eventually we got to Taupo and got […]

Long Day on the Road, All Blacks Game Day in Wellington, Grocery Shopping, Calm Night, Rest – Wellington, New Zealand (Day 34) (September 19, 2009)

Today was pretty laid back. I got up early, ate some breakfast, took a shower, and packed my gear. Eventually the bus came and we all piled on. Our destination was Wellington which is around a 250 km ride according to Google Maps. The journey takes some time though because you have to get a […]

Status Update

72 days since the last post. Thought I should put something up here. Some milestones: ~14 months back in the United States of America ~13 months with ServiceMesh ~a few trail runs done, 1 Marathon done, commuting by bicycle ~pretty boring, focused on work and personal studies Current activities: I’m currently focused on activities at […]