The Care and Feeding of Developers

After a fine, productive evening of coding PHP and javascript respectively, The Invisible Developer and I were discussing how to find a developer. We’re making good progress on 7 Generation Games and we’re pretty happy

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After a fine, productive evening of coding PHP and javascript respectively, The Invisible Developer and I were discussing how to find a developer. We’re making good progress on 7 Generation Games and we’re pretty happy

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The acronym tag and other css adventures

I was wrong. Somewhere along the line, I got the idea that women did CSS and HTML and men did “real” coding like PHP, SQL, Python, Perl, javascript etc. Since life had taught me that

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I was wrong. Somewhere along the line, I got the idea that women did CSS and HTML and men did “real” coding like PHP, SQL, Python, Perl, javascript etc. Since life had taught me that

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The Social Politics of Mentoring

I’ve written about the challenges of finding a mentor previously, Why the cool kids won’t hang out with you. Let’s be frank, if you are old and pumping gas, not too many people are interested

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I’ve written about the challenges of finding a mentor previously, Why the cool kids won’t hang out with you. Let’s be frank, if you are old and pumping gas, not too many people are interested

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What’s the first thing you tell students about statistics?

I’m looking forward to teaching my first masters level course in a lo-o-ng time next week. Since this may be the first course students take in their masters program, the question I’m faced with is,

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I’m looking forward to teaching my first masters level course in a lo-o-ng time next week. Since this may be the first course students take in their masters program, the question I’m faced with is,

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Web Editor May Save SAS from Going the Way of COBOL

I am old. I remember punched cards, COBOL, dumb terminals and having to walk over to the computer center and load tapes on to the drive if I wanted to use large data sets –

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I am old. I remember punched cards, COBOL, dumb terminals and having to walk over to the computer center and load tapes on to the drive if I wanted to use large data sets –

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Underwhelmed with Common Core Assessment

I was looking at one of the problems from the new common core assessment for mathematics at the fourth-grade level. To keep from being sued, I will change the numbers, but it looked like this:

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I was looking at one of the problems from the new common core assessment for mathematics at the fourth-grade level. To keep from being sued, I will change the numbers, but it looked like this:

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WUSS – It’s more than funny hats

What the hell is WUSS? Why would *I* ever go to anything with the name WUSS? It’s not just so you can get the cool hats which double as lunch bags, although that’s one possible

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What the hell is WUSS? Why would *I* ever go to anything with the name WUSS? It’s not just so you can get the cool hats which double as lunch bags, although that’s one possible

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Being an entrepreneur or a parent, the secret to success is …

Since I am at the Western Users of SAS Software this week and on my sixth city this month in the traveling statistician/CEO tour, I drafted a guest blogger for today. Eric Ortiz wrote the

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Since I am at the Western Users of SAS Software this week and on my sixth city this month in the traveling statistician/CEO tour, I drafted a guest blogger for today. Eric Ortiz wrote the

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SAS Web Editor: A first try at trouble-shooting

If you have a problem here are the 3 most likely suspects 1. You’re a professor and uploading a file. Connect using FTP.  It seems like every program I have on my computer is set

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If you have a problem here are the 3 most likely suspects 1. You’re a professor and uploading a file. Connect using FTP.  It seems like every program I have on my computer is set

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Updating to Windows 8.1 Pro and other fairy tales

if you read yesterday’s post (and how could you not!) You were treated to my scintillating tale of my experience with Microsoft customer support where I called five people and got five different answers to

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if you read yesterday’s post (and how could you not!) You were treated to my scintillating tale of my experience with Microsoft customer support where I called five people and got five different answers to

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