Looking back at 2012 I feel like I’ve written less than I planned to, and in some ways done less than I had planned, yet it was a year of tremendous growth for me and not a lost year by any measure. Less travel has been good, if hard to pass up so many great […]
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Last year I purchased two Kindle Fires for the family to use. The UI could be just a little bit/slow twitchy at times, but never so much to make you put the device down. Looking at the usage over a year it was mostly games mostly played by kids followed by movies from Amazon Prime. […]
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One of the simpler pleasures in life is having an idea and putting it up for discussion. Not all ideas are good, but good ones are made better by discussion. Will this one be good? We shall see! This post was inspired by two separate events. The first was a friend in my SQLFamily sent […]
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Steve Jones sent me a link to this post about Intelligence vs Effort months ago, since then I’ve looked at it a few times. I think it does a really good job of getting you to think about how you see the world. Go read it – it’s a quick read. The funny thing is […]
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I wanted to save this link to the Microsoft Support Lifecycle page and thought I’d share as well. It’s a listing of all Microsoft products and service packs along with the end dates for mainstream and extended support. Most of think about moving to the latest and greatest version because it has new features we […]
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