Words to live by, literally: Charles McConathy on Staying Healthy

Just back from a brief staycation (it’s so lovely in Seattle this time of year) and I found an old post with a few words from the great but late Charles McConathy. Charles was one of the first people to befriend me in the CA tech industry. He founded the very successful and admired MicroNet and…

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Stand Up for your health at the office

Today as the weather starts to turn rainy and cold again, I was reminded to focus on good health and being more physical in an environment that may not always allow it. Someone asked in a meeting in my office yesterday why I have a standing desk. Good question, I answered. Not a Microsoft interview…

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Randy Pausch, "last lecture" prof passes away

As I previously posted here — with link to the lecture — about Randy Pausch’s piece in the usually less than cutting edge weekly Parade, The Lessons I’m Leaving Behind, adapted from his book The Last Lecture, written with Wall Street Journal reporter Jeffrey Zaslow.       This from today’s article, included in our local Times……

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There are some really nasty bugs that hang around after a thorough debugging…

Not all bugs are in your code… they’re all over (and around) your computer.  Learn about some new debugging tools that will help keep you healthier… After typing on my keyboard all day in meeting after meeting, I noticed that the laptop needed a little attention.  And after putting the kids to bed and using…

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Today’s advice: Stay home when you’re sick

Usually, I don’t post during business hours (maybe, on occasion at lunch) but I’m working at home today, recovering from something likely to be a bad cold.  As many companies are beginning to support as an employee best practice, staying at home when you’re sick is a good idea as noted on Live Search.   As…

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