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How do you take the viciousness of a businessman, the tenacity of a lawyer, the sweet talk of a politician, and the logic of a computer scientist together? Or how do you find these qualities in your next business partner, wife, employee, or friend? Would you know how to look for these things in another person?

I have recently been in a party of techies (organized by the Brain Gain Network) with a mix of different personalities. It's refreshing to see the who's who of the tech scene, and the up and coming people of the Philippine tech industry. It was a night of making connections, getting to know people, and finding out a lot about business and techie culture.

I sure hoped there were more people during the event, so that I could have met a lot more people than were there. I know it's good connections for me personally in terms of the career, but the prospect of finding new friends adding to the friends I already have is such a pleasant opportunity that I'd really want to be in another party like that again.

Not that I wouldn't mind spending more time with the friends I already have, but it's finding out more about different people which really tickles my fancy. It's not gossip if you learn about the person first hand.

Maybe I like making first impressions, and having myself rethink these impressions and be proven wrong or right as I learn more about other people. Maybe that's what I like most.

But then I won't try to overanalyze why I like meeting people -- what's important is that I like meeting people. :)

CHill...

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I love you Yannie! :)

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