Archives for: November 2012

I intend to work from everywhere, not just my house.

I haven't had to show up every day at an office building since 2002. When I first did the WAH (work at home) thing back then, it was related to a geographical move that I was making for non-work reasons. The fact that I worked for a huge global enterpri… more »
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Music as a Household Utility

You know you're old when you start running the math on how much music costs. And not only how much it costs, but analyzing music as a household utility. That uncomfortable feeling of oldness aside, if I analyze the music situation, interesting things oc… more »
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A monogamous relationship fall apart

No relationship starts and stops on a dime. No matter what anyone says, it just doesn't work that way. ? For instance, I have this relationship with a special someone in my life. I've been devoted to her for years. ? But when I first met her, I wasn… more »
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No, Google, my name is not Lily

My daughter is finally at the age where she has irrational mood swings, hates her clothes, worries about her complexion, and fights with her friends. Other than this being the point where my brain starts to melt, it was also time for something else we'd… more »
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Oracle Open World 2012

Okay, say what you want about Oracle's world domination strategy, their ridiculous margins on support, or what they are doing to Java. (I have opinions on all three, by the way). What Oracle does do is throw a great party for everyone that is tangential… more »
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