Attempt #1 to Get Back in the Habit

Tomorrow, I will stand on a stage in front of me friends and peers at work, and get to demo MyStudyBible.com. When I first interviewed for my current job, I was told there were three major tasks ahead of me:
  1. Develop an online community site for The Love Dare, an incredible book that had already hit the New York Times
  2. Redesign our company's website to make it a more user-friendly experience and a solid tool to be able to market from and
  3. in coordination with the launch of the HCSB Study Bible, develop an online Bible site that could truly be a useful tool for people wanting to study the Bible.
The past 18 months have been full of so much excitement, so many challenges, and so much awesome that it's hard to put into words. There are parts of me that wish I had been blogging all along, just for my own memories, but there are times you have to be silent... and when you're working on awesome-but-secret projects, it's best to be silent. Of course, in the past 18 months I have been able to work with top tier talent (literally) from across the globe.  In no way do I meant that I have done these things by myself; the exact opposite is true.  I've been involved in these grand projects and, in doing so, I have learned only how much talent is around me.  It's always an honor to have a seat at any table and to be a part of such strong teams.  Being the last guy picked for sports teams at recess put such a strange spin on being a part of such amazing team-based projects. It's been so long since I've blogged that I really don't feel I have much to say. It's strange how things go in cycles. Hopefully, I can get back into the habit. Alas, there's something about working all day that leaves one weary... that's not a complaint, but a feeling of contentment. I love that I have the kind of job that I can pour into and feel fulfilled... and get to make neat little bits of awesome that - hopefully - truly can change someone's world. Thanks for visiting again, if you haven't been here in a while. Don't worry - I haven't either!
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XBox Surface

When we were in Seattle, John let us play with the Microsoft Surface. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KkQQ7fhJieQ&hl=en] One of the questions I asked (you can hear it in the video) is when I can use it with my XBox.  John's answer was that it could play Games for Windows, so I could play Halo 2 on it... But this guy got confirmation that it could be used as an accessory to the actual 360. Sweet, delicious table-gaming on the XBox.  Now go make me a Magic: The Gathering game to go with it, please!
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