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Phil is a longtime software developer, offering consulting services as Technicat, LLC, currently VP of Mobile Technology at WordsEye Inc. and self-publishing apps under the Fugu Games and HyperBowl labels now providing consulting and development services under Technicat, LLC, and developing mobile and web games. And trying to squeeze in some writing, of course.


I prefer Pepsi over Coke, but it’s not a strong preference. It’s such a weak preference, in fact, that I usually order Coke because it’s easier to say. In Hong Kong, though, I found the opposite situation. Coke is: 可口可樂 which is more or less a Cantonese phonetic version of “Coca Cola,” pronounced something like […]
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