If you threw a stick of dynamite into a fire, most people would scamper like a madman for cover before the dynamite explodes. There is no need to run though, dynamite needs a detonation by a spark or a percussion. The fire alone will not do the trick. However, warming up the dynamite in a fire will make it more responsive to detonation, but it will not cause it to explode. In fact, long ago miners would heat up dynamite in a frying pan when it was especially cold.
"Unemployment is sky-rocketing; deflation is in our future for the first time since the Great Depression. I don't care whose fault it is, it's the truth."
Born: October 7, 1951
If you have been in the job market, chances are that you have received a lot of "offers" from recruiters. Lots of times, these "offers" are for short-term contracts, in random places around your country. I thought I'd pick apart the email header, and share it here.
Recently, Jon Evans of TechCrunch posted a really intriguing article discussing why your software development package is behind schedule. Itís a really good article, and I agree with 66 percent of it. He makes and explains two of the three points really well. As a systems guy, I take a bit of umbr...