KScope18 Sunday Symposium Slides

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This past week we were at KScope – the premier all things Oracle conference here in the United States. The Database team were very well represented, and we did 15 minute lighting talks. Maria has already shared her slides/talks here – they were AWESOME! Here are mine. Let’s Go Shopping It’s all about the Cart. Oracle SQL Developer: The Cart …

Why I Don’t Follow You

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A quick disclaimer: I was inspired to write this post after reading AmberIsMe‘s take on why she doesn’t read your blog. It’s not personal. Actually, it is a little personal. That is the point of social media after all, right? Building personal relationships with folks you admire that you wouldn’t otherwise be able to in ‘real life’ Don’t let me …

How Much is Too Much?

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So 2010 is the year of social media. Time’s Person of the Year was the Facebook dude, so that kind of makes it official. I have so many identities spread across all of these communities. How do I manage them all? For now I am taking care of Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. I suppose those are the prime players. I …

Social Media #FTW

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Twitter came through for me in a big way again today. I’m constantly being asked why I do ‘the Twitter’, and this experience sums it up nicely. Updated 10-05-2010 First things first. # – denotes a hashtag, useful for finding/categorizing posts on Twitter FTW – acronym for ‘For the Win’, geeky way of saying ‘Woohoo!’ I am an idiot. I …