DWWTWT?: October 26-30

The month ended with another telecommuting-filled week: Commuting Options Selected since 12 June 2006 Mode of Transport Number of Invocations Telecommuted 285 Walked 218 Walked to the Bus 17 Drove 200 None (did not compete) 168 Other Transportation Employed Airline Segments Flown 13 Here’s your month-end bonus chart: Commuting Options Selected October, 2009 Mode of…

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New Career Campaign From Microsoft Learning

UPDATED 27 October 2009 with the correct expiration date for the E-Learning Collections discount (thanks, Lain!). Whether you are currently unemployed, looking for a promotion, or trying to become indispensible in your existing role, Microsoft has launched a new Career Campaign to provide learning paths and guidance to help you get trained for some of…

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Pond’s Laws Home Page Now Live

Thanks to yet another kick-in-the-pants from Jimmy May (did he play soccer as a youth?) the Pond’s Laws Home Page is now live.  Jimmy wanted to find all of Pond’s Laws in one place, and now he (and you) can. There’s also a link to the new page in the A Bit More From Me…

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The Pond’s Laws Home Page

This page will serve as a compendium of Pond’s Laws posts.  The individual posts which promulgate the laws may be found as follows: Pond’s First through Tenth LawsPond’s Eleventh LawPond’s Twelfth LawPond’s Thirteenth Law Pond’s Laws of System Design (or, How To Be A Competent Professional In An Irrational World) 1. This list is perpetually…

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DWWTWT?: October 19-23

The week again featured a full week of telecommuting..  relatively good health is a wonderful thing: Commuting Options Selected since 12 June 2006 Mode of Transport Number of Invocations Telecommuted 280 Walked 218 Walked to the Bus 17 Drove 200 None (did not compete) 168 Other Transportation Employed Airline Segments Flown 13 Have a great…

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Windows 7 Now Available

You might have heard about this somewhere else..  but Windows 7 was launched today. I recently got an upgraded laptop from my employer, upon which I installed Windows 7.  Both the machine and the software are quite remarkable. First, the machine, so you can see how sweetly I’m riding these days, is an HP EliteBook…

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Pond’s Thirteenth Law: Change Won’t Be Cheaper Tomorrow

Herewith, a discussion of the emergence of Pond’s Thirteenth Law (if you need to catch up, here are Laws One through Ten, Eleven, and Twelve, as well as three ruminations on the implications of Pond’s Seventh Law).. One of the great things about my job is that I get to spend an embarrassing amount of…

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Beta 2 Release for Visual Studio 2010 and .NET Framework 4 Available for Download

Exciting news for the developer community: yesterday Microsoft released the second beta for Visual Studio 2010 and .NET Framework 4.  Click here for the download page. If you need it, go get it! -wp this copyrighted material was originally posted at http://blogs.technet.com/wardpond.  the author and his employer are pleased to provide this content for you…

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DWWTWT?: October 12-16

The week featured a full week of telecommuting: Commuting Options Selected since 12 June 2006 Mode of Transport Number of Invocations Telecommuted 275 Walked 218 Walked to the Bus 17 Drove 200 None (did not compete) 168 Other Transportation Employed Airline Segments Flown 13 Have a great weekend!      -wp

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DWWTWT?: October 5-9

The week featured three noncompetitive days due to illness, followed by two telecommutes: Commuting Options Selected since 12 June 2006 Mode of Transport Number of Invocations Telecommuted 270 Walked 218 Walked to the Bus 17 Drove 200 None (did not compete) 168 Other Transportation Employed Airline Segments Flown 13 Have a great weekend!      -wp

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