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David Annett
Works at Annett Computer Company
Attended Auckland University of Technology
Lived in Auckland
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Lynn and I are moving in to our new home in Kingsland. Got the keys today :-)
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Lynn and I in Fiji, 5 nights, 5 different hotels!
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Now I can tell the temperature inside and outside my apartment from my watch. Only takes three different wireless technologies and a 18,000km data trip but now I know the temperature in the room I am in now.
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This is what Christmas looks like in China.  Merry Christmas everyone!
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The same?  From the same packet but very different.  Bottom one is pineapple, tastes good.  Top one is corn, tastes worse than it sounds! Just small case of the things that catch me out in China.
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Why do they put the chicken feet next to the duck gizzards in the supermarket?  It makes so hard to chose.
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2014 brought us the selfie stick, 2015 brings us the quadcopter selfie.  Want one?  Give me a shout.
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Kiwi Trey Ratcliff as shoot some beautiful video of Beijing with a quadcopter, before learning the hard way such things are not permitted. Beijing From Above, and The Story of How I Was Detained by the Police because of my DJI Quadcopter
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I guess this is why I don't get invited to meetings with customers...
 
This is quite simply brilliant, watch the video if you are an expert in your field. We have all felt like this #engineer at times for whatever field it is that you specialize in...
#project #expert Wonderful find via +Nam Le 
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Another reason I'm going home, trying translate a Chinese PDF fails:
ping -c 100 upload.docs.google.com

Result from NZ -
100 packets transmitted, 100 received, 0% packet loss, time 99270ms
rtt min/avg/max/mdev = 226.250/230.987/266.285/6.662 ms

Result from China -
100 packets transmitted, 0 received, 100% packet loss, time 99791ms

Seriously China, how is a developer meant to create anything when basic services don't work?  I will be so glad to get home.
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One of the reasons I'm return home.  This is the view I woke up to on a recent trip to Shanghai.  You can just see the outlines of some of the iconic build that in reality are not far away.  The view out my window that morning felt like a post apocalypses scene from a B grade movie.
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I worked out why the buildings were always grimey in Shanghai .. Because if you clean them down they will just get dirty tomorrow
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My BYD F0 doesn't seem so small compared with this.
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Education
  • Auckland University of Technology
    2000 - 2005
  • Victoria University of Wellington
    1980 - 1980
  • Hutt Valley Memorial Technical College
    1976 - 1979
  • Hutt Intermediate
    1974 - 1975
  • Carolside Primary
    1972 - 1973
  • Muritai School
    1968 - 1971
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Embedded Systems Engineer
Employment
  • Annett Computer Company
    Embedded Systems Engineer, 1992 - present
  • Fusion Entertainment
    Senior Software Engineer, 2014 - present
  • Lynx Innovation
    Lead Engineer, 2012 - 2014
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Auckland - Zaporozhye - Glasgow - Wellington - Jiaxing
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