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Artifacts from my professional, personal, and virtual lives. 2015-01-01T05:05:34Z
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Monthly disclaimer

Thu, 2015-01-01 05:05
The postings on this site are my own and don’t necessarily represent my employer’s positions, strategies or opinions. Blog entries before 2010 are in my Archived Blog. © Robert S. Sutor for Bob Sutor, 2015. All rights reserved. Permalink | No comments Categorized under: Disclaimer. Tagged with: . Twitter: bob_sutor

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What I’m Reading on 12/29/2014

Mon, 2014-12-29 18:30
WordPress WordPress › P3 (Plugin Performance Profiler) « WordPress Plugins “This plugin creates a profile of your WordPress site’s plugins’ performance by measuring their impact on your site’s load time.  Often times, WordPress sites load slowly because of poorly configured plugins or because there are so many of them. By using…

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Mentoring advice for a new year: 10 + 1 ideas

Mon, 2014-12-29 17:00
At some point in your life you go from being a person who is mentored to one who also is a mentor to others. I’ve had many corporate roles, so I’m usually not at a loss to have at least something to suggest to a younger colleague. Here are some…

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What I’m Reading on 12/26/2014

Fri, 2014-12-26 18:30
An Apple developer’s perspective of the highlights in 2014 – TechRepublic “2014 was an all-star year for Apple and developers of iOS and Mac software. Here’s a look at the big Apple technologies that were released this year and how developers have been using them. “ tags: bs apple developer…

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What I’m Reading on 12/17/2014

Wed, 2014-12-17 18:30
IBM cooks up food for thought | TechCentral “Watson, the technology company’s cognitive showpiece, is bringing artificial intelligence into the kitchen by conjuring up recipes.” tags: bs ibm food watson Posted from Diigo. The rest of my favorite links are here. © Robert S. Sutor for Bob Sutor, 2014. All…

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What I’m Reading on 12/16/2014

Tue, 2014-12-16 18:30
The fall of GPL and the rise of permissive open-source licenses | ZDNet “Instead, “The three primary permissive license choices (Apache/BSD/MIT) … collectively are employed by 42 percent. They represent, in fact, three of the five most popular licenses in use today.” These permissive licenses has been gaining ground at…

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What I’m Reading on 12/11/2014

Thu, 2014-12-11 18:30
Apple and IBM partnership bears first fruit: 10 enterprise apps “The companies, which partnered up earlier this year, unveiled what they’re calling IBM MobileFirst for iOS solutions. In other words, enterprise-class apps that work on iPhones and iPads.” tags: bs apple ibm mobile apps Posted from Diigo. The rest of…

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What I’m Reading on 12/10/2014

Wed, 2014-12-10 18:30
Introducing a New Generation of Mobile Apps for the Enterprise « A Smarter Planet Blog A Smarter Planet Blog “Today, we’re delivering on that promise by announcing the first 10 mobile apps that will come to market–the first of many that we have on the drawing boards. I’m impressed by…

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What I’m Reading on 12/09/2014

Tue, 2014-12-09 18:30
R, Swift soar in language search popularity in 2014 | InfoWorld “Stalwarts like Java, PHP, and C++ remain highly popular but are dropping in Tiobe’s year-end ratings” tags: bs swift r USDA Announces 2015 Agricultural Outlook Forum Speakers, Theme “Smart Agriculture in the 21st Century” | USDA Newsroom “The plenary…

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What I’m Reading on 12/07/2014

Sun, 2014-12-07 18:30
App aims to hook anglers with big data | Business Times | BDlive “THE sport of fishing may be about to experience its biggest revolution since the 1920s, thanks to an app developed by a Swedish start-up.” tags: bs app fishing big data Posted from Diigo. The rest of my…

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What I’m Reading on 12/05/2014

Fri, 2014-12-05 18:30
My Computer Language is Better than Yours — Backchannel — Medium “The new languages give programmers some helpful legs up, to be sure. Google’s Go is structured to simplify the work of making code run “concurrently,” smoothing the way for programmers to create and juggle portions of a program that…

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What I’m Reading on 12/02/2014

Tue, 2014-12-02 18:30
Use the “22 Colors of Maximum Contrast” to Organize Your Calendars “Color-coded calendars are a great way to organize your life, but after the first few colors, it can be hard to tell them all apart. This chart, which showcases Kenneth L. Kelly’s 22 colors of maximum contrast, provides a…

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What I’m Reading on 12/02/2014

Tue, 2014-12-02 18:30
Use the “22 Colors of Maximum Contrast” to Organize Your Calendars “Color-coded calendars are a great way to organize your life, but after the first few colors, it can be hard to tell them all apart. This chart, which showcases Kenneth L. Kelly’s 22 colors of maximum contrast, provides a…

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Monthly disclaimer

Mon, 2014-12-01 05:05
The postings on this site are my own and don’t necessarily represent my employer’s positions, strategies or opinions. Blog entries before 2010 are in my Archived Blog. © Robert S. Sutor for Bob Sutor, 2014. All rights reserved. Permalink | No comments Categorized under: Disclaimer. Tagged with: . Twitter: bob_sutor

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What I’m Reading on 11/22/2014

Sat, 2014-11-22 18:30
This font could help dyslexics read better – CNET “Inspired by his own experiences with dyslexia, Dutch designer Christian Boer developed a font to make reading easier.” tags: bs font cnet Posted from Diigo. The rest of my favorite links are here. © Robert S. Sutor for Bob Sutor, 2014.…

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What I’m Reading on 11/22/2014

Sat, 2014-11-22 18:30
This font could help dyslexics read better – CNET “Inspired by his own experiences with dyslexia, Dutch designer Christian Boer developed a font to make reading easier.” tags: bs font cnet Posted from Diigo. The rest of my favorite links are here. © Robert S. Sutor for Bob Sutor, 2014.…

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What I’m Reading on 11/17/2014

Mon, 2014-11-17 18:30
The Most Powerful Way to End a Presentation | Inc.com “There are many tips for delivering a great presentation, and while it is important to grab your audience at the beginning, what you do at the end can make all the difference in your presentation’s overall impact and success.” tags:…

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What I’m Reading on 11/17/2014

Mon, 2014-11-17 18:30
The Most Powerful Way to End a Presentation | Inc.com “There are many tips for delivering a great presentation, and while it is important to grab your audience at the beginning, what you do at the end can make all the difference in your presentation’s overall impact and success.” tags:…

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Ubuntu 14.04, a Samsumg TV monitor, and fixing ugly fonts

Sun, 2014-11-16 22:02
Today I installed Ubuntu 14.04 dual-boot on an Acer machine that came preinstalled with Microsoft Windows 8.0 but has been upgraded to Windows 8.1. It’s slightly trickier to do this on modern machines, but there are good instructions available on the web. I installed Ubuntu from a USB stick. The…

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Ubuntu 14.04, a Samsumg TV monitor, and fixing ugly fonts

Sun, 2014-11-16 22:02
Today I installed Ubuntu 14.04 dual-boot on an Acer machine that came preinstalled with Microsoft Windows 8.0 but has been upgraded to Windows 8.1. It’s slightly trickier to do this on modern machines, but there are good instructions available on the web. I installed Ubuntu from a USB stick. The…

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