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Patience is a virtue…and a book review: The Outfit by Richard Stark


I am not normally a very patient person. Some might go to the extreme of calling me impatient in fact. But I am learning. After almost 3 years of struggle, I have seen several of my initiatives come to fruition … Continue reading

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Some Advice: Beware of Lurking Friends in Restaurants – or – The Joys of Business Dining


So, I had this business dinner (which I dreaded by the way). I was told it was in this swanky restaurant. Stupidly, I sort of bragged to a friend of mine about it. Well, bragged is rather strong, I just … Continue reading

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Mythology and Modern Times


My unique voyage to India was a business trip to Bangalore a few years back. I was enchanted by the vibrancy of the city with its myriad of colors and smells. But, the thing that made the deepest impression on … Continue reading

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The Serpent’s Tail – and more thoughts on teaching


While sitting in traffic this morning, I thought a bit on the absurdity on modern life. Just sitting in traffic in a car seems absurd when I think of all the more productive things I could be doing. But worse, … Continue reading

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Being a teacher


This week I am teaching a 5-day class on architecture for the 8th time. The experience has definitely made me appreciate how exhausting a job teaching is. I used to believe that teachers – particularly university professors – were folks … Continue reading

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More VMware tips for using Fusion with Windows VMs: Memory management and networking


I still have a couple of other tips in terms of using VMware Fusion with Windows VMs. Yesterday, I focused on my favorite tools. Here I thought I’d mention some of the best practices I have picked up. Memory management: … Continue reading

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Some favorite tools I use in my VMware images when testing pplications on Windows


In my marketing job, it is surprisingly rare that I actually get my hands dirty with the software I promote. This week, I dove in head first on my VMware Fusion image and thought perhaps I’d share a couple tips … Continue reading

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