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Monthly Archives: January 2008

Why on Earth do Business Schools Teach Microsoft Access?

I have been around business schools a fair bit and have noticed a few disturbing trends. For one, it seems that the majority of undergraduate business programs include at least one core course involving Microsoft Access. Sometimes Access is taught in labs or tutorials outside regular class, but the question remains, why? I have received […]

How to get Dragon NaturallySpeaking to dictate into OS x applications

iListen is bullshit. There, I said it. The accuracy rate isn’t nearly as good as Dragon NaturallySpeaking. So, I was determined to get Dragon working under OSx, and not just in virtualization. I wanted Dragon to dictate into Camino, Pages, Adium, etc. This how-to explains how I did it. Please bear with me, this is […]

It’s not Commitment that Men are Afraid of

Recently, several of my female friends have been complaining that their significant others are afraid of commitment. Men are not afraid of commitment — well, a few are, but mostly “commitment” is not the real hang-up. So ladies, he here’s what he’s really afraid of: 1. You will stop wanting sex with him, then 2. […]