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all the things that I come across online that are fascinating and different.

A few Web-finds that I wanted to share (for the week of 11-09-08)

A few Web-finds that I wanted to share (for the week of 11-09-08)

One of the intriguing aspects of surfing the web is the fact that you just never know what you will exactly find.  Surfing for the sake of surfing; exploring for the sake of exploring.  Letting the links take you wherever they may with no specific purpose in mind. Don’t like reading? Read on… “Just because you don’t enjoy reading a good book, doesn’t mean there aren’t many other uses for all of those books piled up in the attic.” How…

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Some of my favorite posts from the last couple of weeks

Some of my favorite posts from the last couple of weeks

I have started to keep a list of some of my favorite posts, and every few weeks I will link them in a post for your to reading enjoyment. The list is in no particular order, but these all made me pause to laugh or think.  I would like to thank each of the blogs authors for the excellent work they continue to output. How To Forecast The Weather With A Stone Hacking Palin’s Email Homo Sapiens Lose Their Control on The Fence Punch…

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Consultants, Freelancers and Small Businesses take note of this post: Awesome Web Resources

Consultants, Freelancers and Small Businesses take note of this post: Awesome Web Resources

I was reading my morning news and saw the below post on Lifehacker. I dropped by the FreelanceSwitch blog and I was impressed with the resources they listed to help the independently minded worker.  I wish I had found these when I was an independent consultant! “Considering a switch to the freelance side of the work force? The FreelanceSwitch blog has a great roundup of legal resources for freelancers, including standard and specialized contracts, links to find legal help and representation,…

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Need software for your home office, or have school age children, and want to do it on the cheap?

Need software for your home office, or have school age children, and want to do it on the cheap?

If you are running a small business, have school age children, or are searching for similar tools that you use at the office, but want to avoid the cost, then I have a few suggestions. I get asked this question all of the time. People want to know how they can use familiar office applications at home, but want to avoid paying for it, or their employer will not fork over the software license. I do not recommend stealing it (software piracy) under any circumstances,…

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