Archive | October, 2005

Webster adds WiFi to the dictionary

31 October 2005

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Om Malik notes that Webster adds WiFi to the dictionary, defining it as Wi-Fi (certification mark) used to certify the interoperability of wireless computer networking devices.

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Apple Sells a Million Videos in New Service

31 October 2005

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Video on your iPod? Nice move, Apple. NEW YORK (Reuters)Apple Computer on Monday said its iTunes online service has sold a million videos in under 20 days, sending shares up almost 5 percent. [ more… ]

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Microsoft’s Blue Hat Shows It’s Serious About Security

31 October 2005

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eWeek posts an interesting article about the incredible security flaws MSFT experienced in the 90s, from an insider, and what they’re doing about it now.

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Does Your Recruiting Agency Do What You Pay For?

31 October 2005

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Of course, nobody expected this to happen. That’s why it all went wrong. Staffing Industry News Bulletin for October 28 reports that a RemedyTemp franchise in Texas was nailed for I-9 fraud: It started when a “high-level al-Qaeda operative” in Pakistan was captured. He identified a food-services company in Texas as a possible terrorist target. […]

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Maybe You’re Writing It Wrong

27 October 2005

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If your job ads aren’t pulling, maybe you’re writing them wrong. Here is one of our recent job postings, translated by Gizoogle to match a, um, younger generation: Database Designa SOS Technical has an immediate need fo` a Database Designa fo’ sho’. Our client has an external web site focused on gangsta interaction. The site […]

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Interview Attire Idea: Let Everybody Know…

27 October 2005

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I like this way of answering the age-old question of what to wear to your interview. Eric Porter chose to make sure everyone knew why he was at Microsoft that day by wearing this t-shirt. What is it with the T-shirts today?

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Know Thyself…

27 October 2005

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I don’t know why T-shirts are prime targets for geeky wittiness, but this one had me laughing: Self-referential T-shirt Get it at Blogoscope’s store at CafePRESS. No, I don’t get paid anything if you buy one, and please don’t email me if you “don’t get it”… just keep scrolling.

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Today, Not Tomorrow

26 October 2005

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Oops. I didn’t notice this before, but yesterday’s post about the Connect Ignitor Series Luncheon included the wrong date on my part. The luncheon is today, Wednesday, from 3:30 to 5:00pm at Los Hermanos in Lindon (395 N. State Street).

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I’ll Be There…

25 October 2005

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I will be at Thursday’s Utah County Business Ignitor Luncheon with Josh Coates, Founder of Berkeley Data Systems. Paul Allen says: If you are in Utah Thursday Wednesday, you have to pay $10 to hear Silicon Valley transplant Josh Coates speak about how to start a company and raise money. He is an incredible technologist […]

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Google To Launch Free Classifieds?

25 October 2005

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Joel Cheesman of HRSEO just sent me an email about this. He’s saying, “ready or not, here comes google classifieds“. See his blog post for more details including screenshots and other details. He ends the post by asking: If they launch job listings, how long will it take employers to jump the Good Ship Monster […]

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