Goodbye wordpress.com… and hello in-house hosting!!!

31 08 2007

Effective today, I finished moving my entire blog over to my little ubuntu box running at home. This one will no longer be updated. Check out all the new bells and whistles:

http://gotjukies.mine.nu/blog

Ciao!





10 Killer Job Interview questions and Answers

27 08 2007

Behind every interview question there is a concern or
another question. Your job is to process the question
thinking about what the interviewer’s concern might be. In
other words, why is the interviewer asking you this
question?

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Some interesting late summer reading…

27 08 2007

I’ve been so busy that I haven’t been able to spend time updating my blog or catching up on some reading. So… here are a list of articles I haven’t read yet… lol

What’s best and fastest way to break in a new baseball glove?

Why is the rest of the world using A4 sized paper and the US is still using “Letter” sized paper?

Why Max Roach was jazz’s greatest drummer

Pick the Brain – An analytical approach to self-improvement: 21 Proven Employee Motivation Tactics

Bernanke: The un-Greenspan

Enjoy.





The Nice Guy Paradox [Solved]

2 08 2007

“Quite simply, women like powerful men to be nice to them, not feminized pseudo-men…”

“…To get the true benefit of “nice” in the way that women enjoy, one has to be able to attract that same woman without being nice…”

Read more. . .





100 Words Every High School Graduate Should Know

7 06 2007

Does the name Houghton Mifflin ring a bell? Does it make you break into a cold sweat, have shortness of breath, and lucid hallucinations of all-nighters topped off by gallons of Mountain Dew? Yes, this infamous textbook publisher has compiled a list of words to help you feign intellect. How many do you already know?

http://www.houghtonmifflinbooks.com/booksellers/press_release/100words/





Handbook for Life: 52 Tips for Happiness and Productivity

7 06 2007

Super tips on getting the most out of life. The two that I need to work on the most? Slow down. and Try rising early. How am I doing so far? Not so good…

http://zenhabits.net/2007/05/handbook-for-life-52-tips-for-happiness-and-productivity/





How to Use English Punctuation Correctly

5 04 2007

FTA:

“Would you like to write a great paper for one of your classes? Maybe you need to submit a polished, impeccable proposal to your boss? If so, it will help to know proper punctuation usage. The following is a list of common English punctuation marks and their usage.”

http://www.wikihow.com/Use-English-Punctuation-Correctly

I like the warning at the end:

“The ability to use English punctuation appropriately may help your writing to flow much more smoothly, generally creating a more “intelligent” appearance. Don’t overdo it by adding punctuation when it is inappropriate!”

Lol.