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A few comments about education

June 2, 2013
Guitar Macro 1

I wrote this the other day for a different purpose.  I made a few more tweaks and thought I would post it…
One of the first questions we have to ask is what we want out …

Training Often Gets Forgotten in the Rush to Release The New

April 24, 2013
UserTrouble

When I was early in my career, I often aggressively rolled out new systems and applications with minimal planning or rigorous testing.  Some very serious lessons were learned during those times about the importance of …

Wipe That Data Before You Give It Away!

December 4, 2011 2 Comments
data protection

A short time ago, a friend of mine picked up a few spare hard drives.  He was looking for older model hard drives to put on the shelf for when his low-priority legacy servers’ hard …

Keeping Your Professional Skills Current…Or Else

January 13, 2010
Examination

My gosh there are a lot of people out of work right now and many of them are looking forward to taking your job right out from under you. Not a very pleasant thought when you …

Teaching the new media ways

January 11, 2010
Teaching the new media ways to the next generation

When does education stifle or retard technical and usage innovation? I am not sure, but it is something that I have been thinking more about over the past several months. The United States has been a …

Dealing with Writer’s Block

December 3, 2009
writing journal creativity imagination people

As I walked into my first high school writing class, I was greeted by the phrase “Quality Writing Requires Quality Thought” written in huge letters across the chalkboard. I remember it clearly, as it left …

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