Sunday, September 27, 2015

Our Schnoodle Gary Cheers the Richmond 2015 UCI Road World Championships.


Gary had a blast today. He and his crew went to see Cycling event. Gary pooped on green lawn of historic Monument Ave while he was walking to the spot to see the event. His crew was eager to clean behind him. People were smiling to Gary all the way. Some of them, specially guy on bicycle was twice nice. He asked if Gary was Mini Schnauzer and when Gary replied "Yes" wagging his tail, guy said "She is lovely". Some car stopped and man photographed Gary saying that he has Mini Schnauzer at home. Who cares, Gary thought, that I am only half of Schnauzer, sure I am special. Cheering to competing cyclists was Gary's triumph as well. Because Gary was cheering loader than everybody around, so people and dogs all looked at Gary, not at the cyclists.
Originally Gary is from Missouri, but he loves Richmond and Richmond loves him back!

A. T.

Richmond 2015 UCI Road World Championships. Last Race.

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I started my career in 1979 as an IBM/370 system engineer. In 1986 I got my PhD. in Robotics at St. Petersburg Technical University (Russia) and then worked as a professor teaching there CAD/CAM, Robotics and Computer Science for about 12 years. I published 30 papers and made several presentations for international conferences related to the Robotics, Artificial Intelligent and Computer fields. In 1999 I moved to the US and worked at Capital One bank in Richmond as a Capacity Planner. My first CMG paper was written and presented in 2001. The next one, "Global and Application Level Exception Detection System Based on MASF Technique," won a Best Paper award at CMG 2002 and was presented again at UKCMG 2003 in Oxford, England. My CMG 2004 paper about applying MASF technique to mainframe performance data was republished in the IBM z/Series Expo. I also presented my papers in Central Europe CMG conference and in numerous US regional meetings. I continue to enhance my exception detection methodologies. After working more than 2 years as the Capacity Management team lead for IBM, I had worked for SunTrust Bank for 3 years and then got back to IBM holding for 2+ years  Sr. IT Architect position. Currently I work for Capital One bank as IT Manager for IT Capacity Management group. In 2015 I have been elected to the CMG (http://www.cmg.org) board of directors,

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