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How Android 4.2 and Firefox 19 Made Me Miss Microsoft

During the last couple of presidential cycles, the opposing candidate did a better job of getting me to vote against him than his rival did. The latest versions of Android on my phone and Firefox on my desktop are doing the same thing. Here I am, with papers to write for University, a major project to produce work for, and I need to get it all done in time to get some decent sleep because I need to be well-rested for my day job. But my normal tools of choice are holding me back. The bad thing is that they’re the ones that were supposed to save us from the bloated, unstable, user-unfriendly competition. The saviors have become the monsters.

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Altaro Hyper-V Backup for 2012 in Open Beta

Altaro has opened the beta for its next release of Backup for Hyper-V. As an incentive to get in and start playing, you can win a Nexus 7 just for testing the software. More information is available on their blog.

Resume and Job Interview Tips

I have now added “candidate interviewing” to my list of duties. There is no magic way to get a job, but there are a lot of really quick ways to ensure that you don’t get one.

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