Archive | December, 2007

Re: 2007

31 December 2007

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[BEGIN: Obligatory post on last day of year that uses a lot of words to say less than something interesting] Before I begin, I want to say clearly that I have been overwhelmed lately by the incredible blessings and joy that have come to me over all the years of my life, and over this […]

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State of the Site: 2007

31 December 2007

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This probably goes in the “who cares” or “whatever” category of stuff posted this year…. but it’s MY BLOG, so you have to at least scroll or (if you’re reading my RSS FEED, then you have to delete this)! Its interesting to look at how this website fluctuates in visitors and traffic. Utah Tech Jobs […]

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Top 5 Ways Smart People Use Twitter

29 December 2007

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Sharon Sarmiento at 901am put together a great piece on the five cool ways smart people are using Twitter. Its good to see a small list of how peopele are leveraging Twitter, the hyper-short (140 character) micro-communication platform, can do (and avoiding what it doesn’t do). Its great that Sarmiento starts out with the obligatory […]

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Re: Gen Y — ‘The Kids Are Alright’

27 December 2007

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Thanks to Shannon Seery Gude for twittering about a great read on Gen Y (aka “Millenials” or “iGen”) being really just the same as all other generations. Stephen Lynch writing at the NY Post got fed up with everyone complaining about the entitlement and know-it-all-ness of the globe’s next generation of leaders, movers and shakers, […]

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Merry Christmas

25 December 2007

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Christmas dinner, 1936, at the home of Earl Pauley near Smithfield, Iowa. The meal consisted of cabbage, potatoes, and pie. You can bet those kids thought that pie was the most delicious holiday treat imaginable. May we all recognize and embrace our many blessings this holiday season. Via BadBanana, Shorpy.

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Happy Holidays from SOS Technical

23 December 2007

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For the Holidays this year, we made total elves of ourselves! Click the picture below to see us all. Left to Right: Trevor Jensen, Erik Backlund, Rory Boyer, and me–Robert Merrill

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Wpth, Wpth…. Is this thing on?

20 December 2007

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This installation of WordPress has been through the ringer.  Over the years and server moves, there were some corruptions in the database.  In the end, I couldn’t even edit my own posts! So, along with a new theme you’re looking at, you’re also seeing a refreshed and ready-to-rock database import (though it doesn’t look any […]

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Monday Munchies — Dec 10, 2007

10 December 2007

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Monday Munchies — Five interesting reads gleaned from the web last week: Recruiting Cheat Sheet Your Corporate Website is Boring Applicants 25% of all Canadians are on Facebook Get more done by turning your daily work into ‘Crankable Widgets’ How Gen X-ers and Millenials perform Job Searches — Interesting Differences!

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The Beauty of 1.0

6 December 2007

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A few months ago, a friend reminded me of “The Beauty of 1.0″… or the idea of just jumping out there and trying. Who cares if you mess it up? For a while I’ve been unfocused or, euphemistically “wide-lensed”, and really “sponging” up information.  My number of twitter followees is out of control and the […]

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