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In great attempts

In great attempts, it is glorious even to fail. – Longinus (Philosopher and proto-Klingon) Hey – you can at least say you gave it a shot even if oyu go down in flames! Have a great weekend! Kent Filed under: Quotes Tagged: philosophy, quote

If a man knows not…

If a man knows not what harbor he seeks, any wind is the right wind. – Seneca (Roman Philosopher) Filed under: Quotes Tagged: philosophy, quote, Seneca

Biggest Discount Ever: Oracle OpenWorld 2013

Hard to believe but it is already that time of year – time to register for Oracle OpenWorld in San Francisco (September 22-26). If you plan to go, you need to act this week to get the biggest early bird rates available. Until July 19th you will get $500 off the full conference price. **** […]

Why four-day workweeks are best

In her book “White Collar Sweatshop,” author Jill Andresky Fraser writes about a culture of American workers being on-call 24 hours a day, seven days a week, even as salaries and benefits decrease. That’s because, despite the evidence, we’re programmed to believe that working longer and harder begets great achievement. But what if working less […]

The greatest mistake

The greatest mistake a man can make is to be afraid of making one. – Elbert Hubbard Filed under: Quotes Tagged: elbert hubbard, quote

KScope13 Day Five: C’est Fini!

Yes, the last day of the conference arrived. Many folks got a bit of a slow start as they recovered from the prior evenings festivities (but that is true almost any day in the French Quarter!). Morning Chi Gung was smaller but still a respectable turnout of 14 people. Some of my participants had already […]

KScope13 Day Four: Agile, Big Data, and a Very Special Event

Mid-week. Hump day. The day of the BIG event for KScope13. Lots of anticipation for the annual Special Event… (which I will write about in a minute or so) Morning Chi Gung as usual, but with 24 people showing up. Biggest group this week. We even have a few locals joining us now. Everyone seems […]

KScope13 Day Three: Crossing Over in New Orleans

Well Tuesday was another fun and fact filled day at the annual ODTUG KScope conference in New Orleans. As we do each morning, the first event is Morning Chi Gung. This morning the group grew again to 22 participants who met at 6:45 AM (yes it is early) to walk down the street a few […]

KScope13 Day Two: Wine to Water and Other Transformations

So day two in New Orleans at the ODTUG KScope13 event was another big day. I am gong to start out at the end of the day with the General Session update so if you don’t have time to read the whole post you can read the really important and interesting stuff first. General Session […]

Welcome to the Biggest KScope Conference Ever!

Day one at ODTUG’s KScope13 was awesome as always with a great set of symposiums and networking events. At the speaker meeting we learned that there are 1,400 registered attendees, 30 countries represented and over 50 exhibitors making this the largest event and largest exhibit hall in the history of the Oracle Development Tools User […]

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