Yesterday I shared the small adventure of buying a refurbished laptop. While I was at Compusa looking at laptops I browsed the rest of the store too, just seeing what they had that I didn’t know I needed yet, and that led me to the TV aisle. I’d been thinking about buying a new/larger TV […]Read more "Will You Buy Refurbished? Part 2"
A couple months back the laptop my wife uses was fading away, the internal power connector was broken/barely working and it looked like a motherboard swap would be required. Out of warranty and at $150+ for the motherboard (plus some aggravation), time to buy something new. It’s used for browsing, email, etc, and the one […]Read more "Will You Buy Refurbished? Part 1"
I’ll be doing a presentation titled Introduction to Statistics in SQL Server today (Sep 7, 2010) at noon for the PASS Virtual Chapter. It’s designed to teach the vocabulary and concepts and open the door to some of the more complex cases that we sometimes hit with statistics. I’ve done this one a few times, […]Read more "Reminder: Introduction to Statistics Presentation Today at Noon"