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This is my first blog post in 3 years! What have I been doing instead of blogging? Being productive with these productivity ‘hacks’: Close everything distracting especially skype and outlook Come in late so you can work later hours so less people are around to distract you Don’t make eye contact with anyone [...]
Thu, Jan 28, 2016
Source Help, They're Making Me Blog
I’ve hit this 3 times now and the solution is no where on the web, so here it is. If you have a Samsung drive and use the SecretZone, always a good idea for an external drive because it can be easily stolen, there are two problems you can hit: Clicking [...]
Fri, May 15, 2015
Source Windward Wrocks
Normal a { text-decoration: underline; } doesn’t work in Custom Site CSS – you have to use this: .mt-content-container #pageText a { text-decoration: underline; } [...]
Mon, Mar 16, 2015
Source tea time with meowkins
Microsoft Azure is accelerating past every other cloud infrastructure provider. Amazon, Apple, Google, Rackspace, and all the others are being left in the dust. If you want virtual machines Amazon is the big dog. And there’s a lot of major players here, not just Microsoft, Apple & Rackspace but all the [...]
Fri, Nov 14, 2014
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Microsoft Support Plans
They have a secret weapon, one they’ve had forever, but that their competitors don’t see. Microsoft “gets” developers. They provide superlative support to developers. This may seem like a simple unimportant thing. It’s not. This is why developers who have used Microsoft solutions always gravitate to them. And this is a million individuals, every time [...]
Thu, Nov 13, 2014
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I’m on page 59 of Ben Horowitz’s The Hard Thing About Hard Things. So far, the one big thing I’ve noticed about Ben’s story is that in critical moments, he ignored probability, consensus from his advisors, and perhaps reason itself. This fits with something I’ve been considering for a while: [...]
Thu, Jul 31, 2014
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