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Links for Tuesday, February 20, 2007

  • The Simple Dollar: 15 Things You Can Do Right Now To Help Your Career – “If you want to get ahead in your career and in your life, you need to start small and look at the immediate things you can do to help out your situation. If you’re sitting out there at your desk, tiredly wondering if there’s something better that you can be doing with your life, start with these fifteen tips that you can start executing immediately that will lead you down a path towards a better career.
  • TDavid: How Dependable Are You? –”From experience I’ve learned that dependability is a highly desirable work trait and it’s something no matter how skilled one is or isn’t everybody has the ability to offer their employer. It’s amazing how many forget this and are undependable in the work force. If you want more from your job, ask yourself honestly how dependable an employee you’ve been?
  • Greg Linden: Google Class at UW CS – “The class explores programming and problem solving on massively parallel distributed systems (such as the one Google happens to have).” Already sent this to my son Stephen; he’s a student there.
  • London Girl Geek Dinner Update – “The usual rules apply, if a guy wishes to attend he needs to be invited by a girl attending the event. One invite per female please.