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Hamlet’s Blackberry-Why Paper Is Eternal

Hamlet’s Blackberry-Why Paper Is Eternal

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Course: Edward Tufte, Presenting Data and Information

Karin from work and I attended a one-day course, Presenting Data and Information, by Edward Tufte at the Hyatt Regency Chicago. I had read some of his stuff a year or two earlier, tried to go to the Chicago course, … Continue reading

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Sanibel 2008 – Fun with Sam and Karin

Friday 21 March Barely beat the snow closings out of MKE airport. Arrived on time in Ft Myers. Karin and Sam were at the Twins game. We stopped at the “used food store” (Dixie’s Discounted Wine) on Bonita Beach Rd … Continue reading

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Book Review: Object Oriented I/O using C++ IOSTREAMS

Hughes, Cameron and Thomas Hamilton and Tracey Hughes. 1995. Object Oriented I/O using C++ IOSTREAMS. John Wiley and Sons, New York, New York. ISBN 0-471-11809-5. Order… Two halves of a book here. First is a good explanation of the IOSTREAMs … Continue reading

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Book Review: Internetworking with TCP/IP

Comer, Douglas E. 1995. Internetworking with TCP/IP; Volume 1: Principles, Protocols, and Architecture. Third Edition. Upper Saddle River, New Jersey: Prentice Hall. ISBN 0-13-215987-8. Order… A detailed look at the transport of the Internet. As one who spent days configuring … Continue reading

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Book Review: Miracle Under the Oaks

Stevens, William K. 1995. Miracle Under the Oaks. New York, New York: Pocket Books. ISBN 0-671-78042-5 A discussion of the growing prairie and savanna restoration movement in Illinois and a view of the work of Steve Packard, a major force … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Dilbert Principle

Adams, Scott. 1996. The Dilbert Principle, A Cubicle’s Eye View of Bosses, Meetings, Management Fads and other Workplace Afflictions. New York, New York: HarperCollins. ISBN 0-88370-787-6 Pretty Funny. The obvious assortment of Dilbert cartoons and email from hapless fans illustrate … Continue reading

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Book Review: Designing and Using ActiveX Controls

Armstrong, Tom. 1997. Designing and Using ActiveX Controls. New York, New York: M&T Books. ISBN 1-55851-503-8. Order… Excellent look at creating and implementing ActiveX controls. With CD-ROM. If you do controls or want to do controls, you need to go … Continue reading

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