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Someone who's talented should both be able to acquire new knowledge and then apply it in a meaningful way.
I agree that talented people tend to be more self-motivated...
October 1, 2021 at 2:39 pm
Do companies have a lack of talent? Or do they have a lack of training, a lack of motivational ability to encourage personal growth, and a lack of belief in...
October 1, 2021 at 8:09 am
I regularly ask the same question at project meetings. I'm not wishing anyone ill but, especially with the current public health issues, I want to check what will happen if...
August 21, 2020 at 8:45 am
Both Snowcrash and Dimond Age by Neal Stephenson contain some very nice ideas about technology, and his essay In The Begining Was The Command-Line is truly excellent (if possibly a...
August 20, 2020 at 8:06 am
I have come across mixed responses to the usefulness of industry awarded certificates.
Academics, or those with an academic background, point out that they have no oversight and don't come from...
March 13, 2020 at 9:33 am
Firstly, welcome to the UK I hope you have a good native guide/translator to help you through some of the more confusing aspects of British culture.
Secondly, I have really enjoyed...
March 12, 2020 at 9:59 am
It seems so many vendor applications just demand dbo access to the database, if not SA rights to the instance.
Had that one. The expression when you tell the...
March 9, 2020 at 12:19 pm
A good point, very well made. The correct tool for the job is a maxim that holds true in many fields.
One of the most successful projects I was on...
March 6, 2020 at 2:33 pm
I seem to be in the minority here as when I was a jobbing developer I insisted that all of the necessary SQL code was encapsulated in Stored Procs. Admittedly...
March 6, 2020 at 1:48 pm
I subscribe to a lot of blogs and mailing lists, but I don't necessarily read them all in-depth every day. I skim the contents, read the editorial, open and skim...
January 21, 2020 at 12:32 pm
This editorial reminds me of an article I read recently, I believe that it was on the BBC site but I can't find it to give a reference this morning. ...
October 3, 2019 at 8:05 am
I think that Jeff has covered most of the salient points involved with using synonyms. I have used them for everything allowable, including stored procedures. We had a routine where...
August 2, 2019 at 7:01 am
There are three important things to think about when considering moving to the cloud.
July 9, 2019 at 7:39 am
I know that this is a repost of an older article from 2011 and that there have been some new functionality introduced in recent version. I have used the...
April 4, 2019 at 3:32 pm
As a classic introvert I don't really care how long conference sessions are, because I won't be there. Too many people in too small a space just makes me very...
March 15, 2019 at 2:52 am