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Plausible Deniability or Just Plain Lazy?

Years ago, pimps actually did a tiny bit of work for their massive margins. They actually read resumes rather than using a GREP utility searching for keywords. They also engaged in “creative writing” when they were low on placement quota. Of course this required that pimps be fluent in the native language of the country where they made money. Today, most pimps are too lazy to even use a GREP utility. They go to on-line … Plausible Deniability or Just Plain Lazy?Read more

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Russian Cold War Construction Practices

If you are my age or a little older, you have some childhood memories of the cold war. Too young to understand it at the time, you remember parents watching the news during the Cuban Missile Crisis, duck and cover exercises, and news reel type shows about Russia and Communism in general. Most of them won’t be clear memories, just remembrances. One memory, which seems to be stronger than the rest, was that of Russian … Russian Cold War Construction PracticesRead more

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Adding WiFi to Your Whole Farm

Adding wifi to your whole farm is a decision most should have made years ago. Some get there kicking and screaming. Eventually the day finally comes. You’ve known it would come, but you aren’t quite ready for it. The day someone finally gets their new invoice from DTN satellite service and caves. When they total up their quarterly invoice to find out just how much per year they are spending and still not getting all … Adding WiFi to Your Whole FarmRead more

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Disposable Management

In the days of old, in order to get into upper management you had to start off at the bottom of the company and work your way up to the top. Companies hired individuals straight out of high school (sometimes before they graduated) and started them off at the bottom. For companies with large office buildings, this was usually in the mail room. When the company was construction or heavy manufacturing it was which ever … Disposable ManagementRead more

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The Mythical IT Shortage

It seems you cannot turn on a newscast or read a business magazine these days without hearing about this mythical IT shortage. I’ve been hearing about it for years. The truth is, there is a glut of IT talent on the market. While the industry rags have been quoting the lowest unemployment for IT professionals in ages, they strategically waited until enough had been on unemployment so long they fell off. It is legal fraud, … The Mythical IT ShortageRead more