Excited about EXITE (July 12, 2006, 0) - Every year, IBM holds a week-long camp for 7th and 8th grade girls,
encouraging them to go into science and technology. Yesterday, I was
the instructor for the module “Women in Science”. That was tough!
I was terrified. I didn’t feel prepared at all, having forgotten to
put together colored slips of paper for the kids to write on.
Time management for system administrators (December 28, 2005, 0) - John Anderson (genehack) recently reviewed Time Management for System Administrators,
an O’Reilly book on how to survive a highly interrupt-driven job. =)
Read genehack’s review
Check out the book
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Back in the groove (March 24, 2006, 0) - I had a totally awesome day at IBM today, crunching some data and
doing some nifty photocloud visualizations of all the people who had
blogged about a certain topic. I sorted it by domain in order to
collocate people from the same lab, and resized the photos according
to the number of posts they had made, linking each picture
Things to write about: questions for your blogger’s block (February 9, 2011, 0) - People often tell me they’re worried about finding enough material for their blogs. The truth is, there’s so much you can write about. Here are four questions that can help you think of things to share.
What do you want to learn more about? When you write about something – whether it’s completely new
Visual book review: Help Your Kids Get Better Grades (September 5, 2012, 2) - I received a review copy of Gary E. Howard’s Help Your Kids Get Better Grades at just the right time. Yesterday was J’s first day of high school. Exciting times! We’ve been talking to her about the need for taking notes, and we’re looking forward to helping her make the most of homework and study