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I'm from Chicago, and in the 90s I went to a lot of raves in. I was more of a nerdy hermit in Chicago (and am more of a nerdy hermit today), but I remember being surprised in San Francisco by the way everybody danced facing the . In clubs in Chicago, everybody danced facing each other, which is to say, pointed in a thousand different random directions.
The dance music history Last notes this distinction, and points out that … A DJ Saved My Life
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…on Slope of Hope . In 2010 he wrote a book on technical trading called Chart Your Way To Profits . And to complete the small world loop, Tim has a show on TastyTrade network which is based here in Chicago. Good times.. He blogs at
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Heineimeier Hansson, the creator of and partner at in Chicago, says that planning is guessing, and for a start-up, the focus must be on today and not on tomorrow. He argues that constraints--fiscal, temporal, or o
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Happily, there are many ways to productize your relationships with customers or your expertise as a consultant.
[ Patrick notes : The transcript below has my commentary inserted like this, as usual.]
What you'll learn in this podcast:
Why having multiple packaging options (for example, …
It strikes me that this formulation (a minor refinement to the model I presented in Chicago) begins to tackle two common misgivings around Agile and Lean.
Misgiving #1: Hierarchy vs collaboration
This misgiving is most commonly associated with Lean, although similar misgivings are sometimes expressed about Agile, in particular around the Scrum roles. How can an apparently hierarchical management system be reconciled with a culture of collaboration?
Let's be clear about one thing: …
The Visual Studio Live! Chicago next week!.NET team will be represented at
We're excited about going to conference exhibit hall.Live! and looking forward to meeting current and future users of our .NET agent at the
At the Visual Studio Live! Demonstration Theater on Tuesday, May 14th, you can learn even more about our application performance monitoring for .NET and what we call ‘performance-driven development.' …
…and said, "That is exactly what my problem is." The other way I did, was I went home to Chicago, which is where my family is from, and took out $ 400 from an ATM, and walked around downtown Chicago and looked for salons and other massage therapists, that sort of thing.
I walked in and said, "Hey, do you take walk‑ins?" "Yeah." "Are you free right now?" "Yeah." "Are you the business owner?" "Yeah." " OK, I've …