Randy Kemp
Expatriates and medical care

Expatriates and medical care

English: View of Cuenca (Ecuador) from the hil...

English: View of Cuenca (Ecuador) from the hill and village of Turi. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

I got this wonderful article on assisted living facilities in Cuenca, Ecuador. You can read the original here, with pictures: Ecuador. The picture and article is very nice. Contrary to popular opinion, 3rd world countries can have excellent medical care. For example, I go to this Indian fast food…

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How to Hire Like Google [Infographic]
Peter Parker - Doc Octopus - For Better or Worse?

Peter Parker – Doc Octopus – For Better or Worse?

Green Gobllin as he appears in Spider-Man: Fri...

Green Gobllin as he appears in Spider-Man: Friend or Foe (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

I did read issue #30 of Superior Spider-man. My interpretation is that all Peter’s memories still survived and he took them all back. Maybe I’m wrong. Even if I’m right, Dan might still play things out differently. Personally, I would like to see Doc survive. Perhaps help out Peter, in the form of the living brain

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The State of Marketing Automation Trends 2014 [Infographic]
What is the DBA the happiest job - in-spite of stress?

What is the DBA the happiest job – in-spite of stress?

English: WMF Tech Staff Group Photo - honoring...

English: WMF Tech Staff Group Photo – honoring Domas Mituzas, a volunteer database administrator. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Last week, I shared a story about stress. It’s called How to deal with IT and programming stress IT and programming stress. In the story, it mentions that programming is one of the most stressful jobs. It’s also a great paying job, which offers intellectual satisfaction.

Thi…

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How to deal with IT and programming stress

How to deal with IT and programming stress

How to deal with IT and programming stress

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Cover of The Relaxation Response

This week, I came across two interesting topics on stress.  But they involved stress in the IT and programming world.  In the IT article, the author says this: “This is the…

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7 Shocking Stats and Trends about the Internet – Infographic
New Business Technology: Why it Doesn’t Eliminate the Issue of Security

New Business Technology: Why it Doesn’t Eliminate the Issue of Security

New Business Technology: Why it Doesn’t Eliminate the Issue of Security

Tamara Denning talks about wireless security f...

The word “upgrade,” unless you work in accounting or are possibly facing an all-night IT shift, probably gives you a warm, fuzzy feeling. Upgrades are symbols for new possibilities, better performance, and new features. When most people think of upgrades, they tend to overlook any potential downside under the false axiom of…

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1 Up 4 Mobile: How to Increase Your Smartphone’s Battery Life

1 Up 4 Mobile: How to Increase Your Smartphone’s Battery Life

One smartphone user at Android Forums says their phone stays on for about “48 hours,” lasting about “4-5 hours” if they use it heavily (for browsing videos, game-playing, and other tasks). Another says they get about “10 hours” out of their phone’s battery if they use it for less intense activities like e-mail and surfing the web.

smartphone weight training

Regardless of the model of phone or service you’re using, your…

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How to check emails with attachments

How to check emails with attachments

I’ve been subject to many phishing scams. But I’ve been successful at avoiding most, by following a few simple rules.  Here are some guideposts to minimizing or eliminating phishing scams, as well as malware and virus attachments. If the operating system is found to be not gen...

If the operating system is found to be not genuine, Microsoft Security Essentials will notify the user of the issue, and will cease to operate after a period of time…

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