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Entries from June 2007

Is Eight Enough?

June 29th, 2007 · 1 Comment

The main reason I decided on the IMBA program was to focus on the international part.  Doubt I could adequately describe my motives but I want to work abroad and the requirement that I go to another country for eight months, learn a language and do an internship there should set me apart from other [...]

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Week in Review

June 15th, 2007 · No Comments

 As I mentioned in my previous posting, I’m in the process of purchasing a car. However, to further my debt load, I purchased tickets for my parents to visit me in Brazil towards the end of my stay. I’m happy they are starting to get the travel bug, and I am hoping the [...]

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Long Distance Trust

June 11th, 2007 · No Comments

I’m in the process of buying a car, and I’m using one of the three sales channels I’ve used for the past five years in finding a lot of things that I need. eBay Motors may not be the most conventional site people use, and generally might not buy a car a continent and [...]

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Sigh

June 11th, 2007 · No Comments

I’ve no idea why, but after I upgraded to the latest version of Wordpress, the blog management software I use, all the entries that use “special characters” such as accent marks and cedillas (ç), are all being represented by their ASCII equivalents.  Thus everything looks screwey.  I’ll try to go through some of it and [...]

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It is now my intention to be an illegal alien

June 6th, 2007 · No Comments

As a foreigner in Brazil holding the appropriate long term visa, I am required by law to inform the Policia Federal when I change my address within 30 days of doing so. Me being a responsible person, I set out again to do this. And I say again, the first two attempts were [...]

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Executive Summary

June 2nd, 2007 · No Comments

I am an intern at AmsterdamSauer, a Brazilian jewlery company, working in the IT Department. The company is transitioning to a single ERP system from a current mish-mash of semi-connected back office support systems that rely on data entry and outmoded data transfer systems (namely pen and paper and mailing confirmations of sales). [...]

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