Posts Tagged ‘Company Life’

How GT Stays Mobile

Like most folks who work in IT, people here at Gossamer Threads can get serious about their tech gadgets from time to time. Cell phones are perhaps the most hotly pursued and discussed topic at GT outside of web development, and everyone has their opinions about which platforms, OS’, and apps are the best…

How GT Stays Mobile

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Vancouver Eats, Gossamer-Style

Working downtown in a city as vibrant and multicultural as Vancouver comes with plenty of perks, not the least of which is the sheer number and variety of great restaurants near the Gossamer Threads office. While some folks brown bag it, we all indulge in take-out from time to time, and everyone’s got their favourite spots. Read out for a guide to eating in Vancouver, Gossamer Threads-style…

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GT: A Partner For Life

Gossamer Threads has been donating blood as part of Canadian Blood Services’ “Partners For Life” program for some time now. That said, we’ve had a lot of people join the GT team since we first started organizing company blood donations, and some of the newcomers were perhaps a tad nervous about the prospect. With that in mind, we arranged for a presentation from Canadian Blood Services to be given at GT HQ.

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A Day in the Life of a QA Analyst

We asked one of our co-op students, Mike Wu, to give us both a glimpse into life at Gossamer Threads as a relative newcomer, as well as what his work as a Quality Assurance Analyst entails. What follows is a story of bugs, barbecue and Big Two…

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Greenifying Gossamer

Gossamer Threads doesn’t just provide hosting for the David Suzuki Foundation, we’re also fans of their work. While we’re happy with our green roof and green composting and commuting habits, we’re always open to finding new ways to make GT a more environmentally-friendly company. Keen to hear more ideas, we invited some folks/Gayle from the David Suzuki Foundation to visit and plan out some new ways to make GT greener.

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