Tag Archives: Microsoft

New Christmas Icons & Tracking Cookies

How much do you like this from All Things D? Times they are a changin’. Two things that pop out at me with this comic. This is a funny but poignant cartoon.  And all Things D warns you about tracking … Continue reading

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Work at 56, Starting Over

By working faithfully eight hours a day you may eventually get to be boss and work twelve hours a day. ~ Robert Frost After 20 years in the military and 20 years at Microsoft, I now work in South Lake … Continue reading

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Building a Community at Facebook

“The body is a community made up of its innumerable cells or inhabitants.” ~ Thomas A. Edison I often think of the bands I’m in as family away from home. It is so comfortable gathering together, getting our stuff out, … Continue reading

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Big Bands ~ Stream of Consciousness

“We dream in order to integrate experiences from our daily lives into our stream of consciousness about our life.” ~ Patricia Randolph I have been listening to big bands around the Seattle area for the last ten years now. And … Continue reading

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Getting the most out of your phone battery

We are fast becoming a nation of cell phone addicts. I can’t imagine leaving the house with out my fone that doubles as so many tools for me including camera, GPS, calendar, etc. But the biggest problem most of us … Continue reading

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Telecommuting in 2011 ~ a Brave New World

Here is an interesting study from this Microsoft Presspass article: Remote Working Now a “Business Imperative” This chart demonstrates both the progress we’ve made in making it easier to work from home and where we are just not quite there … Continue reading

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Bing’s Amazing Picture of the Day

For anyone living under a rock, Bing changes the picture on their site daily. I know many friends who start their work day by checking it out. Today’s picture taken in Antarctica is quite simply amazing: Go to http://www.bing.com to … Continue reading

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