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Can anyone give me a better explanation?
I'm not sure who sold the Federal and State government on the idea that "restricting all employee's email to MS Outlook is an effective counter to computer viruses." or "Allowing gmail, hotmail, or yahoo mail is an open invitation to computer viruses". I'm thinking that the marketing department in the "MS" of "MS Outlook" might be a good starting point to look. Both thoughts have rendered me temporarily speechless. Perhaps because both thoughts make as much sense to me as, "Eating apples is the only ......

Posted On Thursday, July 19, 2007 2:00 PM

Programmers and Capitalism - The $10,000,000 question
My friend Nick Malik recently posted about programming, contracting and pay. There's a book here somewhere, but sadly it has no audience, and therefore not worth writing. Programmers seem to have a genetic defect when it comes to understanding the relationship between their efforts and their pay. It's not going to happen, they don't want to, and you can't make me. Personally, I think that it's a crime that "From Serf to Surfer" is out of print. It was one of the best consulting "pull yourself up ......

Posted On Friday, July 13, 2007 1:06 PM

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