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Why programming projects take so long

Why programming projects take so long

July 6, 2007 by Katy Whitton

Perl isn’t a language I’vehad much to do with as it’s a bit complicated – plus I’ve never really had to use it for anything other than mail scripts. The following video shows why software projects take so long. Why this guy thought he could use voice recognition software to write code I don’t know. […] … Read Article »

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Jobacle Meme: YOUR Career Answers – TAG, You're It!

Jobacle Meme: YOUR Career Answers – TAG, You're It!

July 5, 2007 by Katy Whitton

The “Job Blog” Jobacle has posted an interesting meme I thought I’d take part in. The general gist is: Some bloggers talk about their “real” jobs – others don’t.  I encourage everyone who has a blog or a Web site to post the questions below and insert their own answers.  Our careers all have ups […] … Read Article »

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Online Personality Test

Online Personality Test

July 5, 2007 by Katy Whitton

I’ve just taken an online Personality Test (which I just love doing!) that measures your Personality traits: The purpose of Personality I.D. is to reveal your natural personality identity. This assessment will also help you learn your strengths and weaknesses and your communication style for application at home, church, and work. I jump on any […] … Read Article »

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On a High after 'phoning home

On a High after 'phoning home

July 5, 2007 by Katy Whitton

A British man has set a world record for making the First mobile ‘phone call from the summit of Everest. Huh?? I can’t even get a signal in my local pub and this guy can make a call from 8,000 feet or whatever it is??? This is ridiculous, only last week we had a story […] … Read Article »

Productivity

Getting Things Done Certification Program

Getting Things Done Certification Program

July 5, 2007 by Katy Whitton

I received an email from the David Allen Company earlier on today: Dear Katy, David Allen is proud to announce our partnership with Linkage, Inc. a world-wide provider of the finest training solutions available. Find out how someone in your company can be certified to deliver the Getting Things Done methodology in-house, accelerating your whole […] … Read Article »

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Brits bummed by work

Brits bummed by work

July 5, 2007 by Katy Whitton

Updated: See bottom of this post From the BBC: Nearly a quarter of UK office workers are unhappy with their jobs, a survey for recruitment consultants Badenoch & Clark suggests….. Read the full article “UK office staff ‘unhappy at work'” here. What is it about us Brits at the moment? This is the second article […] … Read Article »

Productivity

Make labels stand out in Thunderbird

Make labels stand out in Thunderbird

July 5, 2007 by Katy Whitton

Following on from my post about keeping your inbox clean, blogger TwisterMC has an interesting post about making labels stand out more in Thunderbird. It involves using the “styleish” extension or hacking the userchrome.css but if you use a lot of labels it could be well worth it. Hat-tip to Lifehack.org … Read Article »

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Your help is required – reviewers needed

Your help is required – reviewers needed

July 5, 2007 by Katy Whitton

I’m getting ready to launch my book based on the “Managing Web Projects” series I recently wrote and I’m looking for a few lovely people to review the book for me a perhaps (if they feel so inclined) provide a testimonial. I’m just putting the finishing touches to the final chapter and then I’ll send […] … Read Article »

Google

Adsense Integrates with Google Accounts

Adsense Integrates with Google Accounts

July 5, 2007 by Katy Whitton

Google have finally started allowing users to use their existing Google Accounts login to access their Adsense reports (why it took so long I have no idea). It’s always been a pain having to log in to different Google areas with two different account names but now they should be slowly combining everything. Whilst they’re […] … Read Article »

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