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Everything that does not have a home, just a big old stinking pile of posts.

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i m noob

The blogging has been and will be sporadic, as I am learning to crawl, then walk in my new role with the NMC. Yes, I am a newbie. It’s like thinking you are proficient on the lake, and you realize when you show up for the group trip, that your expertise with the pedal boats […]

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Steve-ing

We acknowledge Steve Jobs is the master of presentations of Insanely Great Ideas. There are tons of blogs and sites extolling his mastery of simple, non bullet-point-riddled presentations and compelling stories. Can we all be more Steve-like in our communications? As described in Steve’s Stories… (at Creating Passionate Users, great blog): He tells a story […]

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A Weekend In Between

Technically, this weekend, I was un-employed. Last week I was cleaning my office at Maricopa, digitizing old silly artifacts, tossing files, and trying to organize 14 years of web sites. Thursday, was an open house at our office, and I was overwhelmed by the people who paraded by to wish me well. And many gave […]

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Stepping In My Own Poop

Sometimes, or maybe frequently, a post here is done rather rashly, impulsively, and often stupidly wrong. I step in my own dog poop. There’s nice places on the net where nice people say only nice things. Not here. Hopefully reader glean my “style” as my way of trying to provoke discussion, controversy, and get a […]

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Spam King

flickr foto Spam!available on flickr The photographer of this Creative Commons licensed image “found this Spam can in a 7 Eleven in Santa María.” Yesterday, I was upstairs checking an issue on one of our web servers. I ran into Yosef, who is in charge of our email system. He was sharing the success of […]

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Where Did That Server Go?

flickr foto Where Did That Server Go?available on my flickr Our Apple XServe that hosts Feed2JS and some QuickTime streaming has moved upstairs to the main office server area; it previously occupied a spot in our office (see the server farm). It had been "book mounted" — propped up on some Shockwave programming collector item […]