As technical workers most of us subscribe to the school of never ending learning. There is no best programming language or platform, there's just one constantly changing market that gives us access to different tools and ideas.
The Unreal Engine has given developers the means to create some great games. It's the same great engine that powered games like Deus Ex, Splinter Cell; and in its third major version, graphical blockbusters like Gears of War and Batman: Arkham Asylum.
One of the more important challenges that programmers face is bridging the gap between programmer and business person.
Just as I expected, creating and maintaining a blog has taught me a little bit about myself. As I sat with fingers arched and text editor primed I realized something. I realized something big, something relevant. I realized I'm not a writer.
I ran into a misconfiguration that was preventing me from using sendmail to send messages to my Google Apps account. While searching for an answer I found other people with this problem, but it still took some detective work to figure out.