Tag: IBM

dead end road sign
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Beware GlassDoor Company Reviews

Some fools believe they can trust company reviews on Glassdoor.com because they are “vetted.” More fool you! Not long ago I was attempting to place this review for both IBM and Collabera. It’s a true and honest recanting of just how completely void of ethics both companies are. Demanding new-hire…

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Collabera and IBM at Navistar

It’s rare in IT consulting to find a pair of companies with fewer ethics. Even rarer when they require you to take ethics training. I’ve written about corporate ethics many times on this blog. Some time prior to 10/06/2021 I was contacted by one of the 32,767 cousins recruiting for…

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Business/Enterprise Class Computing

We now have a generation of kids who never worked on real computers, only x86 platforms; so Business Class Computing needs to be explained. This all started with an exchange I had on the qt-interest list with someone I respect. -Text isn’t a stream. Katepart would disagree. part of the…

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Thank You For Your Future Abandonware

Few things honk me off quite as much as abandonware, especially when something good is abandoned. Microsoft could abandon everything they make and I would not care, none of it is a quality product. Other things really hurt. You are reading this because there was yet another Qt question on…

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How Far We’ve Come – Pt. 2

We need to establish a time frame before I start showing any code. Yes, you can go visit Source Forge to pull down what is there if you are well and truly desperate to view it. This portion is more about the journey than the code. xpnsqt The xpnsqt program…