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Enjoying the New Year

By Steve Jones,

The last 5 or 6 years, on this day, my family has gotten together with friends for an evening of games and fun at Dave and Busters before returning home for some movies or Rock Band until the wee hours of the morning. Tonight I expect to do the same, with some relatives in from out of town, making this one of our biggest parties ever.

This is the last day of 2010, and most of us are starting to look forward to the new year. Next week will have us back to our jobs, and back to the proverbial "grind" as we are working with SQL Server. Hopefully this isn't a busy weekend for you, and the last chance for a bit of a holiday before the new year.

As such, I decided to make this a fun Friday poll, and ask for recommendations from you:

What movies from 2010 would you recommend for the technologist this weekend?

I haven't seen a lot of movies in 2010, between a busy family life and travel for work, but I would like to relax and enjoy a couple this weekend. I just watched Sherlock Holmes over the Christmas break for the first time and enjoyed it. I think that one of the more enjoyable technological films of 2010 for me was Inception, which I saw a couple times while my wife paid to see it 5 times in the theater.

As we close out this year, hopefully with a quiet day for most of you, share with us a suggestion for how we might enjoy ourselves away from work this weekend.

Steve Jones

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