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Submission + - Happy 2007 System Administrator Day (

cbelle13013 writes: Today is the international day of recognition for Systems Administrators. Help Celebrate Systems Administrator Day by patting yourself on the back, having your office manager take you out to lunch, or changing your cell phone number on the company phone list.

Let's face it, System Administrators get no respect 364 days a year. This is the day that all fellow System Administrators across the globe, will be showered with expensive sports cars and large piles of cash in appreciation of their diligent work. But seriously, we are asking for a nice token gift and some public acknowledgment. It's the least you could do.
I'm enjoying my new sports car!


Submission + - Turning software into a business

An anonymous reader writes: Larry Smith, a world class economist from the University of Waterloo has dedicated his career to studying software enterprises. Recently, he gave a talk on the mechanics of starting a successful software company. Through his extensive knowledge of the industry, Smith provides a detailed analysis of what worked and what didn't in software startups. A video of the talk is available now online.

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