Monthly Archives: July 2013

Skills Madness

LinkedIn instituted a while back a “skills” feature, in which others can endorse you for a skill, and they end up ranked on your profile by how many endorsements there are. These are based on skills you add yourself, if … Continue reading

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Feeling Like a Dinosaur

Once upon a time, I mailed out resumes to prospective employers. They might be advertising, or they might simply be likely possibilities I had identified. Notably I did the latter using a slightly outdated copy of the Directory of Massachusetts … Continue reading

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Employment and Education

I did a series of posts in “list plus elaboration” format, collecting my thoughts about as close as I could come to everything I had ever used for software and even hardware. This is the followup to that “experience dump,” … Continue reading

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Software Creation

This post and others like it relate back to an introductory post that explains the point. This is an edited variant of something I wrote in 2007. This is the section for software I have written or otherwise been involved … Continue reading

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Location, Location, Location

As I look for a full time job, presumably of the proverbial “real job” variety, the topic of location arose. Once upon a time, I commuted from Plympton to North Billerica, Massachusetts, almost 70 miles each way. I survived. I’d … Continue reading

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Server Software

This post and others like it relate back to an introductory post that explains the point. This is an edited variant of something I wrote in 2007. This is the section for server software, including operating systems. It overlaps extensively … Continue reading

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Languages and Programming Tools

This post and others like it relate back to an introductory post that explains the point. This is an edited variant of something I wrote in 2007, in this case, the part on programming tools, languages and such. As usual, … Continue reading

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Call Center and Tech Support Tools

This post and others like it relate back to an introductory post that explains the point. This is an edited variant of something I wrote in 2007, in this case, call center and tech support related software. In no particular … Continue reading

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Security, Spam, Malware…

This post and others like it relate back to an introductory post that explains the point. This is an edited variant of something I wrote in 2007, in this case software related to security, antivirus, spam and malware. There is … Continue reading

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Miscellaneous Software

This post and others like it relate back to an introductory post that explains the point. This is an edited variant of something I wrote in 2007, in this case the section for a few odds and ends of industry-specific … Continue reading

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