Yearly Archives: 2011

Technology and CF research

CF pops up in the most unlikely of places from time to time… This morning, I was reading an article pertaining to high volume compute clusters and I stumbled across a reference to Microsoft Research and their ties to medical

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How a GPS device saved my marriage

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My wife and I are notorious for going on car trips with paper maps and then fighting when we get lost. The Waterloo region has done this to us on a few occasions – Are we alone in thinking that

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How to Pass the PMP Exam – Part 5 (of 5): Debrief

Last but not least, some metrics: Date that I ordered my study books: May 31 2011 Date I started my PMI application: June 8 2011 Date I ordered the PM Prepcast: Date I submitted my PMI application: June 20 2011

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How to Pass the PMP Exam – Part 4 (of 5): Final prep

5. Complete PMI.org application and book exam Once I obtained my 35 contact hours certificate, I completed the PMI.org application. PMI then took almost a week approve my application (their site says they can take up to 5 days) at

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Hamilton Spectator – now with a paywall

I stumbled across an interesting development this morning. The Hamilton Spectator, my hometown newspaper, recently erected a paywall. A quick google search told me that the paywall was installed a month ago (On or around September 13 2011). This appears

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