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Club Admiralty Blog

A blog about life in general, in as many languages as I can manage. Ενα ιστολόγιο περι ζωής, πολυγλωσσο - σε όσες γλωσσες εχω μεράκι να γράψω.

Do we need a website?

Here's an interesting thought. Back in the early days of the internet, when Joe Shmoe wanted to have an internet presence, he needed to code in HTML, get some web space and have his website hosted. As that average Joe, I created my site first with Geocities's site builder, then through HTML, and eventually through RapidWeaver.Of course the question now is do we need to spend money on a hosting service?
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Leveraging my strategic assets for a synergistic paradigm shift

I was looking at various people on LinkedIn a few weeks back to see if there are any acquaintances on there, and I came across an individual who had this in their blurb about themselves (changed mildly to protect the innocent):“PMP certified IT Project Manager with over fifteen years of experience with the ability to leverage her proven record of strategic leadership in solving complex business
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I too am a Librarian!

No, I don’t have an MLIS, but does it matter? I know that this comment might inflame some people, especially MLS-holding librarians, but my response is ‘m-eh’. (No I am not trying to be a fire starter, I am just a little irked)I have been following the comments on the Liminal Librarian’s blog (which I like by the way and I subscribe to). There are two blog posts, one entitled “if it quacks
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BeOS news galore (April fool’s!)

My RSS feed reader has been going nuts today.I don’t know if I am subscribing to too many feeds, or if sites are just going nuts with all of this BeOS related news. I have to say – very funny! You almost got me – but let’s move on, please!
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MSN is not “chutting” down

STOP! JUST STOP! STOP, READ, THINK!Now that I’ve got that out of my system, here is what instigated that reaction. Over the past year or so I’ve been getting emails from my friends, similar to the one bellow, with subjects such as “MSN is shutting down”, “MSN will stop being free”, or the most recent “MSN is chutting down” (chutting? Was the person who
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New age Management

Having 'just' graduated from the MBA program, I know of a lot of new age management techniques and theories (that made consultants money hands over fist!) that just fell flat on their face and caused industry many growing pains when they tried to implement them, but suffered the results of both implementation (remember, most people resist change!) and the results of the failure of the theory (because
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Boss Coffee

It's been a while since I've had Boss Coffee.I know that it's not comparable to 'real' coffee (you know the kind you brew), but it is sooooooo tasty!I wish there were an asian food specialty store around here...
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Smartphone Primer 2007 Ready!

I've been working on this for the last four to five months - between work, life, and homework I haven't had much time!Anyway, if you are considering the purchase of a smartphone (of any kind), have a look at this rather lengthy article I wrote on smartphones.Enjoy!
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Cold and Wet Marathon Monday

Today is Marathon Monday here in Boston, however it's not like past marathon mondays.Today it's cold, and wet...and windy! I've been living in the area since 1994, and I don't recall ever having such bad weather on marathon monday!The Boston Athletics Association, the organizers of the marathon, have arranged for busses to pick up marathon runners 'who just had too much' and don't want to continue
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Happy Easter!

Χριστός Ανέστη! to everyone out there :-)Happy easter - think of it as a second chance for your 'new year's resolutions' ;-)
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