Kaizhi Wei


Senior Software Engineer / Team Lead @ Centro


  1. The road to San Francisco (part 1)

    A few days after my 24th birthday I received a LinkedIn message from a Yahoo recruiter. What a coincidence - I had just started my own job search a few weeks prior. Due to the timing, I didn't actually get to fly down for the in-person interview until nearly the…

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  2. Fiverr

    I came across this post from Shopify a while ago.. and it inspired(?) me to try the same for Hiresync. It's not too terrible.. maybe... For 5$ I only received a jpeg version. The color is wrong too even though I supplied the hex code. A designer friend volunteered to…


  3. Launching Hiresync (Alpha)

    I've had an idea bouncing around in my head for a while - it all started when I was talking to my good friend Anthony about possible uses for his Echoplex project, specifically the collaborative coding section. I had been performing interviews for UI related positions at UXP Systems for…


  4. Introducing Polymer-Slideshow

    I recently discovered the Polymer and thought I'd create a simple project to explore some of the core concepts introduced with Polymer and the upcoming Web Components spec. I present: a simple slideshow element built with Polymer.js. Github Compatibility Disclaimer This will probably only work on the latest/nightlies…


  5. Thalmic - MYO

    So Waterloo startup Thalmic Labs recently announced their first product, the MYO. Despite being tempted by many other cool tech preorders (such as the Leap Motion), this has been the first that has made me excited enough to preorder it. Glass is a product that could see great benefit being…


  6. Sublime Updater Now Available through Package Control

    Sublime Updater is now available for installation through Package Control's command palette. This should make installing the package alot easier assuming you use the Package Control plugin. Bring up the command palette with ctrl+shift+p, and select 'Package Control: Install Package' Select 'Updater' from the list to install the…


  7. Introducing Hacker News Filter

    HN Filter HN Filter is a Chrome extension for Hacker News. You can use it to filter out unwanted topics. Installation Install from the Chrome web store Usage Open up the extension popup by clicking on the extension icon. Enter your comma delimited terms, press save. Reload any existing HN…


  8. Introducing Sublime Updater

    A little background So Sublime Text 2 has been pretty popular lately, and I've been using it as my primary text editor. However, one major annoyance has been the way updates are handled: A dialogue popup interrupts your workflow asking if you want to update to a new version. Clicking…