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    The more over-the-top an image that a product requires, the less valuable it seems to me

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    I could be completely wrong, but I'm always suspicious when I hear the Monster Truck Announcer Voice or That Announcer Guy from the Movies in a radio spot (or booth babes pitching a technology product at a convention). So when I see a network card initially...
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    How many of these do you violate?

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    Of course, I'm talking about bad UI design conventions . In the strictest sense, you should be violating them all! Don't you love grammatical algebra? Double negatives (and triple negatives) give most people trouble with the imagined ambiguity, but since...
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    Use the OleDbConnection, Luke! (in Integration Services)

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    I've consulted in more than my fair share of Integration Services (SSIS) engagements over the last year or so since Yukon hit the streets. (Don't get me wrong, I love SSIS! But... I'd like to write some MDX every once in a while, if you know what I mean...
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