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The Brown Americans [tf charts]

Today’s chart was inspired by Representative Curt Clawson (R-FL).  Rep Clawson, upon meeting (and being introduced to, with title) Nisha Biswal and Arun Kumar. The plot: Rep. Clawson spoke to these two fine brown people as if they were foreign…

OMAHA: a study in football

“Omaha.” The phrase has been uttered countless times by Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning over his record breaking season this year.  When asked what Omaha meant, he explained to the press that it could be anything depending on a number…

Back to School Stress for the Non-Student / Non-Parent [tf charts]

Ahhh fall.  A magical time where the temperatures drop, the leaves begin to turn those lovely shades of red and gold, and I along with others face a blinding white hot rage that consumes our being every morning on the…

Projects, Tech PM’s Sanity and Cthulhu [tf charts]

Everyone living as a technology project manager or in any job description where “technology project manager” falls into knows that there are both good projects and bad.  They also know that most of them, regardless of a “good” or “bad”…

Some Gas in Every Tank and a Lie in every Fuel Gauge [tf charts]

Sort of off topic, but practical, so here you go. So this morning i get into the car a little late, and notice that my gas fuel gauge has the needle steady riiiight about the 1/4 tank mark.  One way…

Do I Need to Upgrade to Windows 8? [tf charts]

So as you all know I did a 3 part feature on some of the aspects of Windows 8 from a user perspective.  Personally I like it and think it’s going to be pretty good on phones and tablet devices.…

Gear and the Value of Time in World of Warcraft [tf charts]

I’ve got part III of my Windows 8 series pretty much buttoned up, but figured I’d get this in before I get to my final thoughts on the OS. Today I logged into World of Warcraft after a long while, and…

Why Your Computer Just Made You the Fool [tf charts]

If you’ve ever worked anywhere with a computer (actually any tech for that matter) you’ve probably experienced this.  You have a computer problem, and call the IT department.  They start making their way over, but when you try to replicate…

System Administrator Appreciation Day and the DC Universe [tf charts]

Crazed Hope. Iron Will. Cool Tech. The way I see it based on how the DC Universe runs – not only what I do but what we all do.  There will of course be a post to follow today on…

The Son Also Rises [tf charts]

This week’s TF Charts is courtesy of Batman and the much anticipated Dark Knight Rises. To everyone seeing Dark Kight Rises tonight, have a good time, and I hope you enjoy it.  Eat a lot of popcorn. Also, if you spoil it…