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My Week at //build/ Part 1

September 25, 2011


What a whirlwind! It’s been a little over a week since I got home from the conference. By now I’m sure you’ve read quite a few polished, professional posts on the conference. If you’re looking for the technical, don’t bother reading any further, as my story is one similar to the magic that is experienced […]

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//BUILD/ Conference: Pipe Dream

September 14, 2011


I want to understand how to create/extend a badge scanner listener from a device that reads like a USB Keyboard Wedge. Since 2005, I’ve used a WinForms app, combined with a programmed barcode scanner, to listen for the key I programmed into the USB barcode scanners that read like a keyboard wedges. In my WinForms […]

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Edward Tufte: A Seminar Lacking Quantitative Information

April 26, 2011

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Update: Within hours of emailing the seminar company with my reasons I did not think the description was accurate, I am surprised and impressed to report that they offered me a partial refund that brought my out-of-pocket cost closer to the student rate. I’d like to officially thank them for that. It was both appreciated […]

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What? Me, Interesting? Are You Crazy or Just Being Kind?

March 13, 2011


Disclaimer: If you decide to read this, please do so with the understanding that this is MY story. I don’t (and I can’t) speak for anyone else. All I can do is tell MY experience. This was written as a soul-searching self-discovery after being so inspired by Scott Hanselman at Microsoft Web Camp in Austin […]

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