Sequence Error

My current client has an internal mailing list that is used for all sorts of things, from advice on local businesses (and which to avoid) to selling or giving away stuff (similar to Craigslist). Yesterday, Read more [...]
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“Do No Evil”

I got an email from the "Do No Evil" company today, welcoming me to "Inbox" -- and assuring me that "Inbox" wasn't something that was intended to replace Gmail as we know it. Among a few other items in Read more [...]
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Replacing Gmail

Google has been at it again... Over the past few days, I've been noticing that some (not all) of my Gmail filters have suddenly stopped working. The thing that makes that really interesting is that Read more [...]
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Google’s True Nature?

Over on How-To Geek, I found an article about some unwanted installation of software by Google (via a so-called "Side Load" from a Picasa installation). I found this quote interesting: Applications that Read more [...]
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Road-Shopping Again

Things have suddenly gotten exciting. Since the end of my last contract, things have been pretty slow. Until a couple of weeks ago, when there was a small uptick in recruiter activity. I did have an offer from a company in Nebraska, but it did not seem to me to be a good fit, and the contract arrangements seemed to me to be a little strange, so I turned it down. After that, I got lots of contract submissions, but only a handful of actual interviews. Read more [...]
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W00t! Landed a Teaching Gig!

Last week, I got the opportunity to teach a C++11 New Features class for a high-profile client of TekSystems. I had almost forgotten how much I enjoy teaching technical short courses! Starting about Read more [...]
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Subtle Changes to Gmail

Since I've been a fairly heavy user of Gmail, I have had occasion to notice some subtle changes. It wasn't all that long ago that you could only log into one Gmail account at a time. Apparently, there Read more [...]
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