For Job Hunters, Stability Is the Thing

…Employees are staying at their jobs much longer, not necessarily because they want to, but because they feel they have to, according to interviews with employees, human resource managers and employment experts. The number one concern among employees today is job security — not stock options, not career growth. …Employees accustomed to job-hopping are in […]

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Frank’s (and Shelley’s) (and the U.S.’s) Depression

One of the most famous images of the Great Depression of the 1930s is Dorothea Lange’s photo of a ragged old man selling apples on the street. As the Bay Area enters the second year of a recession that has left hundreds of thousands of Californians unemployed, that apple seller is now likely to be […]

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The Atlantic Online – What is the real State of the Union?

The Atlantic puts online it’s special report, from the pages of the magazine, on the health of the nation. Did you know that the proportion of Americans who believe that most other people are trustworthy has fallen steadily since 1960, from about 55 percent to just above 30 percent? Did you know that since 1998 […]

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The Future of Java

Check out this great Slashdot thread discussing this slightly inaccurate, but overall illuminating, Salon essay over the court decision forcing MS to include Sun’s Java with Windows. See the Programming Community Index to find out how popular your favorite language is. SkillMarket is an alternative to the above.

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There is *always* an evil to fight…

Dave says educating on how SUVs are bad for the environment is fruitless and unfair. It’s a great post that I think you should read. To begin I’ll let Buffy do some talking for me… BUFFY: My mom… said some things to me about being the Slayer. That it’s fruitless. No fruit for Buffy. ANGEL: […]

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