Archive For August, 2012

Cloud Job Titles

By | August 22, 2012

Tweet From 2012 August 16 TECHEXPO held in Reston, VA “Positions for: • Cloud Solution Architects • Cloud Computing Engineers • Security Cloud Engineers • Cloud Java Application Developers • Lead Engineer – Transition to Cloud • Cloud Operations Project Managers • Cloud Software Developers • Information Systems Engineers • Cloud Operations Technicians • Cyber […]

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European Fairy Tales

By | August 22, 2012

Tweet Aesop’s Fables Aesop’s Fables – A new translation by Laura Gibbs Excelsior Avenue Poetry Club in Oakland California is thanked in the Preface. xxiv – reference to Syriac fables Grimm Brothers The Juniper Tree and other tales from Grimm Vols 1 & 2 The original 1973 publication of The Juniper Tree and other tales […]

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Controlling Your Bookshelves

By | August 21, 2012

Tweet Tsundoku. | Ramana’s Musings. The following Japanese word is a very useful one-word starting point to discussing a predilection bordering on affliction – particularly in earthquake country where a full bookcase is a potential wall of projectiles.  I have two methods for keeping my bookshelves in check: (1) for each book I buy I […]

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The trouble with socialists

By | August 19, 2012

Tweet Is America becoming a ‘socialist state’? 40 percent say yes. – CSMonitor.com. – 2012 July 30 Setting aside whether or not health care reform should be equated with socialism, why do so many Americans have issues with the word socialism?  Maybe it’s because those same people (mistakenly) believe that America is capitalist society (when […]

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Cloud Plays Big Role in SMB

By | August 16, 2012

Tweet Cloud Computing Plays Big Role in Small, Mid-Sized Businesses – Messaging and Collaboration. – 2012 Aug 13 This survey would be a lot more interesting if it looked at SMEs’ adoption of SaaS products and SaaS-enabled BPO for a large portion of their non-differentiating business processes.  (File sharing and email are tools rather than […]

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Impediments to Infrastructure Improvements

By | August 16, 2012

Tweet FoodEngineering August 2012. Though this article is about impediments food manufacturers face in making improvements to their plant infrastructure, the same could be said for the obstacles that a whole range of SMEs face in improving their IT enablement with cloud computing.

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Rain Barrel Bear – YouTube

By | August 15, 2012

Tweet Rain Barrel Bear – YouTube. At least this bear emptying the rain barrel isn’t as damaging as the flooding caused by the raccoon who shoved aside the sump pump outside the downstairs french doors.  After having the basement flooded twice and replacing a burned out sump pump, we caught the culprit in the act.  […]

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CV Employees

By | August 15, 2012

Tweet CV Incentive Mechanism: Employees Definition of employee engagement DreamWorks Animation Cultivates a Culture of Creativity – Featured Article – Workforce. – 2012 August 13 DreamWorks Animation’s (DWA) products are labor-intensive, and a significant portion of that labor consists of knowledge workers.  In common with many other knowledge workers, DWA employees must leverage their knowledge […]

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Snap Judgment

By | August 12, 2012

Tweet Lemonade – Snap #318 | Snap Judgment. Snap Judgment: always engaging, memorable stories, pushes us outside our comfort zones – but not in the squirm-inducing fashion of TV sitcoms with their cheap tricks.

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Moyers & Company on Voter Suppression

By | August 12, 2012

Tweet Episode Description for: MOYERS & COMPANY. – Suppressing the Vote Bill Moyers and his guests make a compelling case for fighting voter ID laws because the right to vote is a fundamental democratic principle and the number of otherwise eligible voters that these laws effectively prevent or discourage from exercising their right to vote […]

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