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Kabul Spy (Sirius Software) - 1982

This review is part of the “Let’s Adventure!” series. See all reviewed games sorted by rating here. Kabul Spy is an early graphic adventure game by Sirius Software. Released in 1982 it support...

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Leisure Suit Larry Goes Looking for Love (in Several Wrong Places) (Sierra On-Line) - 1988

This review is part of the “Let’s Adventure!” series. See all reviewed games sorted by rating here. Leisure Suit Larry Goes Looking for Love (in Several Wrong Places) is the second game in the...

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Sam & Max Hit the Road (LucasArts) - 1993

This review is part of the “Let’s Adventure!” series. See all reviewed games sorted by rating here. Sam & Max Hit the Road is a graphic adventure video game released by LucasArts, based on...

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Mean Streets (Access Software) - 1989

This review is part of the “Let’s Adventure!” series. See all reviewed games sorted by rating here. Mean Streets is set in a dystopian cyberpunk neo-noir world is the first in the series of Te...

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Hopkins FBI (MP Entertainment) - 1998

This review is part of the “Let’s Adventure!” series. See all reviewed games sorted by rating here. Hopkins FBI is a 1998 adventure game from MP Entertainment, most famous for very large (at t...

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Will Upgrading My MongoDB Server Version Break My Application?

Upgrading components is an important part of maintaining a healthy application. The MongoDB Server is continually being developed to include new features and functionality, as well as to fix bugs, ...

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Live Migration of Sharded Clusters to MongoDB Atlas could result in TooManyLogicalSessions Errors

The following is more of a diagnostic journey than anything else, and does not reflect a current issue with MongoDB Atlas. While I was still working as a Technical Services Engineer at MongoDB...

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Cruise for a Corpse (Delphine Software International) - 1991

This review is part of the “Let’s Adventure!” series. See all reviewed games sorted by rating here. Cruise for a Corpse is designed as a murder investigation. The player assumed the role of Ra...

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My 2022 Reading List

I love to read, but I’ve found lately I have less time to actually sit down with a book. As a result I’ve been listening to a lot more audio books through Audible. Since I was able to get through m...

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Nightshade (Beam Software) - 1992

This review is part of the “Let’s Adventure!” series. See all reviewed games sorted by rating here. Nightshade, fully titled Nightshade Part 1: The Claws of Sutekh onscreen, is an action-adven...

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Wizard and the Princess (On-Line Systems) - 1980

This review is part of the “Let’s Adventure!” series. See all reviewed games sorted by rating here. Wizard and the Princess is a graphic adventure game written for the Apple II and published i...

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Hugo’s House of Horrors (Gray Design Associates) - 1990

This review is part of the “Let’s Adventure!” series. See all reviewed games sorted by rating here. Hugo’s House of Horrors is a parser-based adventure game designed by independent software de...

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Leisure Suit Larry in the Land of the Lounge Lizards (Sierra On-Line) - 1987

This review is part of the “Let’s Adventure!” series. See all reviewed games sorted by rating here. Leisure Suit Larry in the Land of the Lounge Lizards is the first installment in Sierra’s Le...

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Ringworld: Revenge of the Patriarch (Tsunami Games) - 1992

This review is part of the “Let’s Adventure!” series. See all reviewed games sorted by rating here. Ringworld: Revenge of the Patriarch is a 1993 video game based on Larry Niven’s Ringworld no...

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Grim Fandango (LucasArts) - 1998

This review is part of the “Let’s Adventure!” series. See all reviewed games sorted by rating here. Grim Fandango is a 1998 adventure game directed by Tim Schafer and developed and published b...

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TableCheck: Empowering Restaurants with Best-in-Class Booking Tools Powered by MongoDB

Cross posted from the MongoDB Developer Center TableCheck is the world’s premiere booking and guest platform. Headquartered in Tokyo, they empower restaurants with tools to elevate their guest...

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Efficiently Identifying Duplicates using MongoDB

Efficiently Identifying Duplicates using MongoDB One question that comes up time and again on Stack Overflow or the MongoDB Developer Forums is “how can I find duplicate X and get a list of Y that...

Just Finished - Earthbound

When I was really getting into 16-bit JRPGs in the early to mid 90’s, Earthbound was actually one of the first games I ended up owning. Strangely enough what I remember most about it was the over...

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MongoDB ORMs, ODMs, and Libraries

Cross posted from the MongoDB Developer Center Though developers have always been capable of manually writing complex queries to interact with a database, this approach can be tedious and erro...

From Engineering to Product Management

I’ve spent my entire professional career as an engineering IC either churning out code, working on architectural challenges or helping to lead engineering teams (while still churning out code). Whe...