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Automation at Work

I do worry about the future of work for large sections of people. When I read pieces like this one in the Atlantic on automation, there are two things that come to mind. First, we are mindlessly sticking with 19th century … Continue reading

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Use Tools

This editorial was originally published on May 23, 2012. It is being re-run as Steve is out of town. As someone that works with Information Technology, I usually work on applications designed to make work easier. For example, we have … Continue reading

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The Math on Automation

I wrote a piece on automation and time savings, and of course, Derik Hammer had to point out another post and xkcd cartoon that splashes some reality on automation. I’ve included it below, and certainly there are some good points made in the cartoon. It is … Continue reading

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Saving Time Through Automation

Recently I ran across a nice post from Joey D’Antoni about not installing SQL Server from the GUI. It’s a good post, and it reminds me that I should be using this technique each time I build a new VM, but … Continue reading

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