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  • Blog Post: Consider your [data] sources...

    I’m always amused by reasonable seeming statements (including my own) that are then followed by prodigious leaps of non sequitur. Consider the following from Bob Tekiela: One way to find out what skills will be in highest demand this year is to look at job posts. I decided to analyze recent Craigslist...
  • Blog Post: Yeah, I know I said I’d never run for office again...

    But then I went and put my name in the hat once more... because it’s for a good cause! No, it’s not April Fool’s. That’s tomorrow. Personally, I’d like to thank L.D. Kirshenbaum (the author of the article below) for giving us a fair shake. I’m sure that there were some embarrassing quotes among all the...
  • Blog Post: Self-fulfilling prophecies in computer science education?

    Everybody has heroes. Bjarne is one of mine. If I have to explain why to you, then you wouldn’t understand even if I did try to ‘splain it. Heh. (That comment will be funnier later in this post, if you like irony.) I’ve done some recruiting events for Microsoft at my alma mater (the University of Houston...
  • Blog Post: You’d think that this would already be available off-the-shelf...

    I can think of three or four realistic first-person shooters that might already fill this niche. There are probably more... Reportedly, the army has had a great need for virtual training aids and initially wanted to get videogame training materials out to units before the money was available. Though...
  • Blog Post: Can your IT guy do this? Can you?

    Ah, this brings back memories. The 30 skills every IT person should have (infoworld.com) It's probably funnier to me since over the course of history, I've been: The nerd guy The pizza guy The delivery guy The police guy The computer guy The network guy The security guy The consulting guy And the list...
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