[FoRK] Re: Vancouver's Still On Top... (The Economist)
Wed Oct 5 12:45:03 PDT 2005
Right... well if you go just remember what warm weather was like when
its February and the wind chill warnings are in the range
"Exposed skin freezes within seconds." The reason they have very little
snow is because its too damn cold. And what snow they
do get arrives in October and does not leave (i.e. the temperature does
not go above freezing) until April.
>"Damien Morton" <fork at bitfurnace.com> wrote in message
>>I extend an invitation to all Canadians to abandon their wintery misery
>>and come to Australia.
>I was perusing the job listings of a game company, that just happened to be
>in Canada. Alberta (Edmonton?), to be specific. I looked up the climate on
>weather.com, and it looks heavenly. Right now it's about 30 degrees...
>ahh... bliss... (Where I am, it still regularly reaches upper 90s. We broke
>records the last week or so. Ugh!) Weather.com also indicated that it has
>low precipitation, so there's not a lot of snow to deal with. Average high
>in summer? 70 degrees! Heaven...
>I think I want to get into 3D graphics (I already have a passing
>familiarity, just need to get current on pixel shading algorithms, OpenGL
>programming, etc, etc), and get hired by them, just so I can move to
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