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Virtual-desktop integration touches all professions

Virtual-desktop integration is hot, not only with IT practitioners, but with professionals of many stripes.

By April 7, 2011

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How to denigrate an entire profession

In a prior post I inadvertently managed to denegrate the noble profession of news reporting and blogging. Besides clearing the air, here's some fun CEO quotes on the subject of denigrating professions.

By May 15, 2008

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New heart valve saves lives without surgery

In early November, the Food and Drug Administration approved a new type of heart valve that cardiologists say will revolutionize their profession. Now, doctors can implant these life-saving valves into patients without surgery. CNET's Kara Tsuboi reports on the medical-tech breakthrough.

November 16, 2011

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The 404 904: Where it's safe to assume we're being sarcastic (podcast)

Robots are slowly taking over the world, and a startup in Illinois called Narrative Science is targeting journalists as the next profession to go extinct. Well, maybe just the journalists covering local youth sports and number-crunching quarterly earning reports.

By September 15, 2011

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Cloud computing and the big rethink: Part 5

There are tremendous technical and market pressures toward "downsizing" the traditional server operating system and "virtual machine." What does that portend for the future of computing and IT as a profession?

By October 19, 2009

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The marketing of a president

Obama's victory is not only a victory through marketing, it is also a victory for marketing, for the profession as a whole.

By November 10, 2008

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Lawyers shine light on real cloud concerns

The legal profession is showing a marked increase in interest in the effects of cloud computing on everything from pretrial evidence and privacy to employment law and liability. Its about time.

By July 14, 2009

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Ep. 904: Where it's safe to assume we're being sarcastic

Robots are slowly taking over the world, and a startup in Illinois called Narrative Science is targeting journalists as the next profession to go extinct. Well, maybe just the journalists covering local youth sports and number-crunching quarterly earning reports. We're safe for now, but let us know if they come out with a robot that can podcast and tell dirty jokes. This and more stories, plus listener voicemails on today's episode of The 404 Podcast!

By September 15, 2011

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Jason Hawkes: Aerial photographer

Hawkes' adventurous name suits his profession: if he wasn't an aerial photographer he'd have to be a deadshot spy or two-fisted jungle guide or something

By September 5, 2008

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New perspectives on the work/(life) conundrum

My mom always told me "Make your passion your profession, and you'll be a happy man." She was right, and I am glad I followed her advice. Yet I appear to be part of a minority. In an article about growing disenchantment at work ("Hating What You Do"), thi

By October 19, 2009