High Self Esteem not the same as Good Self Esteem

These three articles explain a lot about folks who refuse to hear any feedback/advice/criticism given in good will. It’s true it turns out – they are, most likely, dealing with a self esteem issue. But not the kind you think. In fact, they just may be looking down on you. ScienceDaily: High Self-esteem Is Not […]

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Transitions

It’s a sad day as Shelley Powers closes down her home on the web to concentrate on other projects. Her blog was host to some of the best online conversations I’ve ever participated in. The people who connected there were smart, passionate, and rarity of rarities in a single online community – diverse. You could […]

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Had the 2nd of 2 epidurals last night

So far so good. The last steroid injection, taken back April 2nd, was a tremendous success. Whereas the three I received last year had benefits that were tenuous and short lasting these seem to be helping me progress towards a place that is kinda back where I was before the injury happened. Monday and Tuesday […]

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Got my Mac Book Pro at work

Many of us at work are migrating to OS-X. It’s logical since our deployment environment is a Unix variant, Solaris, and most of us on Windows run Cygwin to create a developer environment that resembles a Unix-like environment. Now I’m not a stranger to OS-X. I’ve been convincing my family to switch for the past […]

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I Upgraded to Movable Type 4.1 Open Source

I’m happy I finally got around to upgrading my personal blog to the latest and greatest Movable Type. It’s clear that open sourcing the software has been good for SixApart and that MT can again be considered a viable alternative to other blogging platforms like WordPress. People at work like to ask me what blogging […]

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Interesting Programming Reads

Blog at trepca.si: Java, Python and defaults – Sure is true enough. Code To Joy: Open-Source group announces jJavaM – It was an April fools, but a good one for the sarcasm. Python-by-example – Will come in handy. Better Programming With Java EE: A Conversation With Java Champion Adam Bien – Dispels some myths. An […]

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