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Comment: Re:Good news cause PDF's should be shunned (Score 1) 183 183

"or I can obtain a copy of Office 2008 LEGALLY" Isn't it simply a case of buying a copy? Don't you get some discounts through your place of work? I know I can get my hands on it for £17 from my work. You should check if there's any schemes in place for you and your employer.

SPAM: One failed NIC to blame for stranding 17,000 in LAX? 293 293

The card in question experienced a partial failure that started about 12:50 p.m. Saturday, said Jennifer Connors, a chief in the office of field operations for the Customs and Border Protection agency. As data overloaded the system, a domino effect occurred with other computer network cards, eventually causing a


+ - The First Thing IT Managers Do in the Morning?

An anonymous reader writes: When I was a wee-little IT Manager, I interviewed for a IT management position at an online CRM provider in San Francisco, a job I certainly was qualified for, at least on paper. One of the interviewer's questions was "What is the first thing you do when you get to work in the morning." I thought saying "Read Slashdot" wouldn't be what he was looking for — so I made up something, I'm sure, equally lame. Needless to say, I didn't get the job. But the question has stuck with me over the years. What do real IT and MIS managers do when they walk in to the office in the morning? What web sites or tools do they look at or use the first thing? Tell me. And remember, this is for posterity, so be honest.

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