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Archive for March, 2010

Location, Location, Location…

Posted by BPuhl on March 22, 2010

Overheard in the cafeteria, during a discussion about a big project…

It’s like eating a big box of fiber, and chasing it with a pot of coffee.  Something big is gonna happen, good or bad all depends on where you’re at when it does.

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The True Gentleman

Posted by BPuhl on March 18, 2010

The True Gentleman is the man whose conduct proceeds from good will and an acute sense of propriety and whose self-control is equal to all emergencies; who does not make the poor man conscious of his poverty, the obscure man of his obscurity, or any man of his inferiority or deformity; who is himself humbled if necessity compels him to humble another; who does not flatter wealth, cringe before power, or boast of his own possessions or achievements; who speaks with frankness but always with sincerity and sympathy; whose deed follows his word; who thinks of the rights and feelings of others rather than his own; and who appears well in any company; a man with whom honor is sacred and virtue safe.

– John Walter Wayland

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Got free time?…

Posted by BPuhl on March 17, 2010

This should take care of any spare time you might have had….  http://www.physicsgames.net

 

you’re welcome 🙂

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Actually…. It seems pretty accurate….

Posted by BPuhl on March 17, 2010

Scott Berkun recently blogged that “Cloud Computing is a bad metaphore”.  His reasons are:

  • Clouds are fleeting. They don’t last long.
  • Clouds are vague and open to wide interpretation. No one sees the same thing when they look up at clouds.  (“Do you see Darth Vader’s nose?” “No… oh do you mean the leg of the camel sitting under a tree?” “What Camel?” “Nevermind”)
  • Clouds often bring rain, lightening and cold wind.
  • You can’t see the sky, or the stars, when the clouds are out.
  • When someone has ill-formed ideas, we say their thinking is cloudy.
  • Clouds, and the weather, are unpredictable.
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    Gotta say, that with my experience so far…actually… it’s pretty accurate…

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    ADFS To the Rescue!

    Posted by BPuhl on March 10, 2010

    Thanks Laura for pointing this out!

    http://blog.fpweb.net/federated-identity-and-microsoft-adfs-illustrated/

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