Archive for September, 2008

September 5th, 2008 by alephnaught

Competitive Strategy

Title: Competitive Strategy Author: Michael E. Porter Paperback: 416 pages Publisher: Free Press (January 19, 2004) Language: English ISBN-10: 0743260880 ISBN-13: 978-0743260886 I found this book used at Op Amp Bookstore in Los Angeles. I figured this would be a good one to read, as it should help connect some of my IT strategy thoughts […]

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September 3rd, 2008 by alephnaught

Daedalus’s Children: Part Two of Two (Star Trek: Enterprise)

Title: Daedalus’s Children: Part Two of Two (Star Trek: Enterprise) Author: Dave Stern Mass Market Paperback: 384 pages Publisher: Star Trek (April 27, 2004) Language: English ISBN-10: 0743476468 ISBN-13: 978-0743476461 This is part two of a two part series (my short review of part one is here). This wraps up the alternate universe adventure nicely.  […]

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September 2nd, 2008 by alephnaught

Toastmasters award

I won best speech of the day at Toastmasters today – here’s a picture I took of me and the award: My speech, the second in the Toastmasters series, was on the differences in cultures between Saudi Arabia and The Netherlands.

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September 1st, 2008 by alephnaught

Frozen River

We just got back from seeing the movie “Frozen River” which stars Melissa Leo.  Ms Leo was a star of one of our favorite TV series of all time, “Homicide: Life on the Street.” The movie involves a woman whose trying to get a real house after her husband runs off; he’s a former gambling […]