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Survey Results: Skipping the Holidays

Last week I posted a brief survey about working the holiday. To those who normally are not required to work the holidays, I asked if they would be willing to do so if the price was right, and if so, what that price would be (relative to what they normally make). There were 46 responses to this survey, and I’ve…

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The Netbook: 40 Days In

I wrote last month about purchasing a new Toshiba netbook to supplement my mobile computing arsenal.  Forty days later, I’m still quite happy with the purchase, and have gotten as much out of this unit as I had hoped. My biggest surprise was battery life.  It was rated at 9 hours of runtime, which I assumed was a theoretical spec…