Archive | February, 2007

Dow has worst day in five years

27 February 2007

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Thanks to Twitter/CNNBRK for notifying me about this. Stocks tumbled across the board Tuesday, with the Dow industrials sinking about 500 points at one point. It closed 415 points down — the biggest one-day drop since the stock market reopened after the September 11th attacks. The New York Stock Exchange tried to limit declines by [...]

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Funny Cartoon

25 February 2007

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lol Related Posts:Yawn. You’re Still Stuck On That Web 2.0 Thing?MTV Hiring a TJ: Tweet JockeyNew Office PolicyJobs for (Steve) JobsHappy Holidays from SOS Technical

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Employment Paperwork for SOS Technical

23 February 2007

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We all know that the paperwork you fill out when starting a new job is important, but it can be time-consuming and tedious. For many of our busy consultants, finding 30 minutes to fill out our paperwork in our offices can be tough. To simplify this process, new employees can get a jump-start on the [...]

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Blogger Dinner/Meetup TONIGHT in Sandy, 6pm

22 February 2007

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Some bloggers are getting together tonight to talk shop, hang out and share ideas about blogging and life and everything else that comes to mind. Food is dutch, unless you can get a sponsor. Confirm your attendance on Facebook (everyone can join… if you’re not in, you should be!) or just show up. Monthly Dinner [...]

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Happiness Can Make You Rich?

22 February 2007

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Listening to the Power of Full Engagement this morning, I jotted down the following concerning developing a deep sense of purpose, and deriving happiness from it. “Income… doesn’t noticeably influence satisfaction with marriage, family, friendship or ourselves, all of which do predict a sense of well-being. In turn, happiness has been clearly associates with higher [...]

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Legislative Breakfast with the Utah Technology Council

17 February 2007

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Legislative Breakfast with the Utah Technology Council Originally uploaded by robmerrill. Friday morning, it was good to hear feedback from the legislature on what they’re interested in in terms of boosting the Utah Technology community. Related Posts:I Can Haz Valentime?Avast! It’s Talk Like A Pirate Day!Jason Alba is very niceFacebook Opens Doors – Privacy Concern?Blog [...]

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TOMORROW: Legislative Leadership Breakfast

15 February 2007

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You are invited to join UTC for an Industry Breakfast with Senate President John Valentine and House Speaker Greg Curtis. This is a unique opportunity to join with your peers to discuss the hottest tech issues on Utah’s capitol hill at the height of the legislative session. Seating is limited so register early! Pres. John [...]

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Utah Innovation Awards – Nomination Deadline Approaching

15 February 2007

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Nominations are now being accepted for the fifth annual Utah Innovation Awards, presented by Stoel Rives LLP and the Utah Technology Council. The program recognizes Utah’s best innovations and the companies that created them. Entry forms are due Feb. 23, 2007 and can be submitted online at www.stoel.com/innovation. Related Posts:Calendar: Utah Tech Spotlight — DOBACalendar: [...]

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Twitter Me This – Why Hyper Connected People *Need* Twitter

13 February 2007

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Last week, I had a rather enjoyable lunch with Jeff Barr, Chief Evangelist for Amazon Web Services (aws blog). He mentioned twitter as his way of “broadcasting” updates to his colleagues and acquaintances about what he’s up to. It’s a one-to-many way to broadcast what’s up in your life, and keep people informed about you [...]

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Calendar: Monthly CTO Breakfast Thursday @ 8am in Provo

12 February 2007

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The monthly informal CTO forum will be happening this Thursday, led by Phil Windley, and hosted at the Novell campus cafeteria in Provo. Where: Novell Cafeteria, Building G, Provo Campus Directions: Take the University Ave exit off I-15, cross University Ave, and turn left (north) onto Novell Place and enter the Novell campus. When you [...]

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