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Posted by | January 24, 2007
Tag, I''m it …

Ok, Chris Kinsman caught me flat-footed when he tagged me earlier this month. I know I'm a slow learner, and now that I fully understand what's going on, it's time that I...

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Posted by | January 12, 2007
Introducing nTierTraining

My friend Ed Lance has started up a new training company: nTierTraining. They focus mostly on Java software development, and include some really niche classes: Hibernate, AJAX, Spring, Servlets, JSP, STRUTS,...

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Posted by | January 5, 2007
Remembering my friend and mentor Dr. Dale Stukenholtz

Yesterday, I went to a memorial in Twin Falls, Idaho for Dale "Doc" Stukenholtz. Doc gave me my first computer programming job at Stukenholtz Laboratory in December 1984, working on an IBM...

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Posted by | December 16, 2006
Interesting user groups in Portland, Oregon

As I write this, I'm spending some time at Powell's Technical Book Store in downtown Portland. You could call it my "happy place". If only there were a Starbucks and...

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Posted by | December 5, 2006
Boise Kickstand holiday celebration

The Kickstand Board of Directors is hosting a holiday celebration at a special location - the Discovery Center of Idaho. What: Holiday Party & New Member Invitation When: Thursday, December 14th,...

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Posted by | December 5, 2006
Tradesports API available

If you know me, you know my fascination with Tradesports.com. Well, it seems that the parent Company of TradeSports has developed an Application Programmable Interface ("API") that all members of...

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Posted by | December 4, 2006
List of revision control software

I was recently reading Geoff Koch's article in Software Test and Performance magazine on SCM: More Than Code Check-In, Check-Out. It was a short, but good article talking about how CM is...

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Posted by | November 27, 2006
Upcoming book: The Jet Race and the Second World War

My good friend, Dr. Michael Pavelec, history professor at Hawaii Pacific University has written another book on WWII military aviation ... "In the 1930s, as nations braced for war, the...

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Posted by | November 21, 2006
What is Lorem Ipsum?

If you're like me, then you've probably seen a lot of "Lorem Ipsum's" around various Websites, demonstrations, and presentations. Have you ever wondered the origins? I always thought it was what the...

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Posted by | November 16, 2006
Download presentations from the 2006 InfraGard conference

InfraGard has posted all of the presentations (as PDFs) from their 2006 conference. InfraGard is an FBI program that began in 1996 to gain support from the information technology industry and...

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