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Dr. Albert Gutowsky

Sunday, January 8th, 2023

There are two serendipitous things that happened from my sophomore year in high school to freshman year in college that put me down a path in software engineering. The first one was from an after school job in a law office. WordPerfect 5.1 on DOS was the word processing program that ruled the world at […]

So I Took a Huge Corporation to Arbitration. This is How it Went.

Sunday, February 27th, 2022

It went pretty well. Last Fall, my hot water heater started to leak. I called my home warranty company, (Hereafter, HWC. I KNOW, I KNOW, HOME WARRANTIES ARE NOT WORTH IT.) and due to a computer system failure that spanned multiple days, they were unable to send a contractor to fix my water heater. With […]