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Public Speaking for Professionals

For those of you in the July 23, 2015 workshop, I’ll update this post with the actual presentation in a few days.  For now, use this as a dumping ground thread for comments and discussion.

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A letter to the editor on CA SB 277

One of my friends sent me this article in a local (Northern California) paper that mentions my own State Assembly representative here in Southern California.  The “Letter to the Editor” brief (TL;DR) version is above the fold.  More detail is … Continue reading

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E-mail I Should be Ashamed to Write…

…but I’m not. The Setup: I was traveling and had no access to my documents but could read e-mail.  SalesGuy was asking me what our bill rate was for a specific resource, which involves looking at a pricing model and … Continue reading

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Fusion 2015 Interview

How long will corporate IT be relevant? A few weeks back I spoke at Fusion 2015 in Madison, Wisconsin. I had hoped to get the full text of that talk up before the interview came out. Work got in the … Continue reading

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Turn-Key Cloud: One Step Closer

This is a nice, unsolicited review of something Kent Christensen and I (mostly Kent) have been working on for a few months now.  I won’t say I’m unbiased but I will say I appreciate the hint of skepticism at the … Continue reading

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Nick Corcodilos – Another thread that delivers

It’s got InfoSec, bad behavior from HR, privacy rights, references to this blog and some of my snarky responses to lazy employers.  Heck, even the comments are pretty good. What’s not to like?  Go go go… Ask The Headhunter® | … Continue reading

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ClickBait: Colocation providers solve problems the cloud can’t

This one landed in my inbox today: Colocation providers solve problems the cloud can’t Except for the part where there is not one single problem articulated that a co-lo solves where a cloud service provider flops, this is a great, … Continue reading

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San Diego County fires

https://mapsengine.google.com/map/u/0/edit?mid=z1o687Oo8oPo.kAFvT0rr8bww For all you folks wanting to know how we’re faring over here, use the map.  The news is utterly worthless.  

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Disney Tickets

Like Pokémon; gotta catch em all.  The kids asked me the trivia question of the year so far: which characters are on the back of all of the Disneyland park tickets?  I didn’t know, so we pulled out all the … Continue reading

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Star Wars: I’m Good Now

I don’t see any Jar Jar Binks in this lot, so I’m happy.  My son, possibly the only Jar Jar fan in the galaxy, might disagree but it’s all good.

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