Archive | April, 2007

Welcome Sploggers!

24 April 2007

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Chuck Knutson accidentally put out the welcome mat for sploggers and got a lot of unwelcome visitors. The first big problem was that we had installed the multi-user version of WordPress. Why did we do that? I teach a…read more | digg story Related Posts:I Can Haz Valentime?Avast! It’s Talk Like A Pirate Day!Jason Alba [...]

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History of My Blog

20 April 2007

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LOL re: this gapingvoid image I found thanks to D Drape: Related Posts:Avast! It’s Talk Like A Pirate Day!Yawn. You’re Still Stuck On That Web 2.0 Thing?Bad Day? Try This…Hmmm. Over My Dead CPU…Content, Schmontent

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Calendar: April Tech Spotlight Today 3-4pm

20 April 2007

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OK, I missed this: April event: Bohemian Rhapsody The April Utah Tech Spotlight event location has been chosen. We will be meeting at 3:00-4:00 on Friday, April 20th…. [in] the upper floor of the Bohemian Brewery And Grill at 94 East and 7200 South, right off of State Street (In SALT Lake CITY), on the [...]

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Now Hiring… Right Now!… Now! Now!

19 April 2007

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Had your “Now Hiring” sign up for a while? You’re not the only one… Utah‘s job growth rate stays ahead of nation State is pulling in workers from around the country By Lesley Mitchell The Salt Lake Tribune Article Last Updated: 04/17/2007 11:35:32 PM MDT Utah‘s economy clearly was supposed to be slowing down in [...]

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Calendar: CTO Breakfast Friday 8am

19 April 2007

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Other than my three daughters, this crew of business-savvy g33ks and hax0rs are the best to laugh with over a breakfast burrito: Our monthly CTO breakfast will be held this Friday at 8am in the Novell Cafeteria, Building G, Provo Campus. Check the CTO Breakfast page for directions and future dates. http://www.windley.com/cto_forum Whats been on [...]

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5 Worst Interview Mess-ups

12 April 2007

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Thanks to a coworker who passed this link along: Five Worst-Case Interview Scenarios You thought you were prepared for that interview. But sometimes even the best laid plans can’t ward off unexpected disaster. Besides having a getaway car waiting to quickly whisk you away from an awkward situation, there are ways to overcome even the [...]

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Bad Day? Try This…

10 April 2007

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I am so thankful that the Internet has given us this pearl of wisdom: Ok so go to google.com. Click on maps. Click on get directions. From New York, New York. To Paris, France. Then read line #23. If you can do this, you can do anything. Related Posts:Avast! It’s Talk Like A Pirate Day!Yawn. [...]

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Interviewed in JobsInPods

9 April 2007

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[BEGIN BLATANT SELF-PROMOTION] Recruiting 2.0 guru C.M. Russell (of AllCountyJobs and Chimby fame) interviewed me for JobsInPods’ series on Information Technology jobs. Check it out, and be sure to subscribe to his podcast! Here’s the description of the interview: We talk with Robert Merrill, Technical Recruiter for SOS Technical and get his advice and comments [...]

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Calendar: David Ulrich to Present UTC Educational Seminar Apr. 20

9 April 2007

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The Utah Technology Council constantly has great events like this on deck: Management Guru David Ulrich to conduct UTC Educational Seminar on April 20 A top ten global thought leader, David Ulrich, will address The new competitive realities for growth and leadership responses at an exclusive 90-minute breakfast presentation. Dr. Ulrich has consulted and done [...]

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Hmmm. Over My Dead CPU…

6 April 2007

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Take a hard look at the following banner ad I just saw for Geek Squad: Notice Anything strange? If that guy is upgrading that computer to VISTA, which is an Operating System… therefore software… and he’s cracking that PC open with some forceps and a billy-club, maybe the Mac vs PC commercial is right, and [...]

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