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A Matter of Degree

So we had an interesting debate on college degrees and how much weight to give them in an interview recently. Near the end someone mentioned they were curious what types of degrees people had as well as those the worked with. There were some interesting comments, and I decided that this might make a nice Friday poll.

2007-10-19

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Working with PASS

I joined PASS in 1999 and attended the inaugural Summit in Chicago. It was in the lower level of a hotel just on the river, I went to the last White Sox game of the year, and got to see Kalen Delaney speak about this newly released SQL Server 7.

2007-10-18

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An Hour in Time

Daylight Savings time switches a little later this year. In fact it's November 4th this year, after having been in October for all of my life. In case you don't remember which way we move the clocks, here's a saying: Spring forward, fall back.

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2007-10-17

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Fun with Computers

The whole entertainment aspect of computing is growing tremendously and we're slowly seeing a convergence in our living rooms of computing capabilites along with entertainment. From rocker chairs with speakers to TiVo-type devices, the Nokia Internet Tablet, and XBOX 360s and Playstations that can enhance our movies.

2007-10-12

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