Getting ready to head overseas

Well, I’m putting the finishing touches on getting ready to leave on my trip… Little things like packing my bag, and making sure I have foreign currency. The currency issue is interesting in that there are some really crap currencies out there. If you’re not paying attention, then US and Canadian dollars certainly look a lot alike to me, for example.

There’s a CLUG programmers SIG tonight which is about the recent GCC summit in Ottawa — that should hopefully be an interesting talk.

Catherine seems to be having a ball at New Parliament House. It sounds like a really good place to work, if a little detached from reality. Little things like there is a bank on the inside of the security, so the bank doesn’t bother having flyup screens.

Paul Boutin has an interesting story about a local government who has been sending internal private email to Sweden accidentally for years.