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Do I recommend my career? My opinion.
As you have probably seen from other posts, Luke Stevens has an interesting blog post today entitled "Do I recommend my career?" You can see it here: Do I recommend my career Mostly I agree with his statements. Except for the following: Unlike most professions, you start in the middle. You don't have to spend your first few years paying your dues with low pay and long hours, unless you get suckered into it. It's just a matter of knowing your stuff and getting lucky in the job search. On the other ......

Posted On Monday, November 28, 2005 4:26 AM

Dilbert covers typical managers' impression of Agile Programming
Dilbert kills me. Today's Dilbert hits the nail on the head for managers' impression of Agile Programming and methods:

Posted On Wednesday, November 16, 2005 11:39 AM

My Internet Footprint - Part 2
Back on September 21 I blogged about my Internet Footprint - what do I get when I Google "Scott Miller +Wichita"? My Internet Footprint Microsoft posting suggested that potential employers may do just such a Google search to see what you are like, perhaps glean some info on your character that they may not see in a formal interview. Since Geeks with Blogs shows up in Google, it is part of this "footprint". Surprisingly, because of this I find myself blogging significantly less. Part of this is because ......

Posted On Tuesday, November 8, 2005 6:41 PM

Kansas and Intelligent Design
Today the Kansas State Board of Education voted to weaken state science standards and include wording favorable toward Intelligent Design. Kansas Schoold Board Ok's Evolution Language A little history: In December 2004, a 25 member committee, commissioned by the Kansas State Board of Education, and consisting of science professionals and educators, drafted a new proposal for the science standards in Kansas schools. In March 2005, eight members of the committee presented to the board a different proposal, ......

Posted On Tuesday, November 8, 2005 6:26 PM

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