Month: November 2013

A great weekend at Startup Weekend Bellingham

What a great time at Startup Weekend Bellingham this wekend. Now that I have had a chance to catch up on sleep and get back into my normal routine, I figured its a great time to write a summary. How

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Startup Weekend Progress – 3Dconnect

As the startup teams head into the final stretch for the weekend, this is getting really interesting. Our Team as a Minimum Viable Product in place on our website system at We have a business model in place that

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Startup Weekend End of Day Saturday

Wow, what a day!  Startup Weekend Bellingham has been a spectacular adventure. Please Help Me Out… by taking a look at the site, and if you are interested in 3d printing please register on the site.  Don’t worry we won’t

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Pitch Fest Before Startup Weekend

Tonight I attended Pitch Fest at the Big Idea Labs  in Bellingham, and I was one of two winners of the pitch competition. Pitch Fest is like a mini Shark Tank where you present up to a 3 minute pitch,

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2 Days Until Bellingham Startup Weekend

Just 2 more days until the Bellingham Startup Weekend. It all starts off Friday night by pitching your ideas, then over the weekend building a startup.I am looking forward to the startup weekend to meet other entrepreneurs and attempt to

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Advanced CTEs Slides and Sample Queries

My second presentation at SQL Saturday in Portland Oregon is Advanced Common Table Expressions. Here is the outline for the session. 1. Hierarchical Recursive CTEs 2. Manipulating Data 3. Common Use Cases 4. CTE Performance Considerations Download the presentation and

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Introduction to CTEs Slides and Sample Queries

Today I am at SQL Saturday Portland Oregon, and at 9:00am I am presenting the Introduction To Common Table Expressions session: Here is the abstract: Have you ever wanted to create a recursive query, but didn’t see how to do

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3 Technical Certifications This Year

Over a year ago I was at a SQL Saturday listening to Rick Morelan from Joes2Pros talking about his goal, which if I remember correctly was to get 3 certifications a year, and that he has obtained over 30 technical

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IT Guy – 3.0

Great video that I discovered on YouTube today.  Some great lines in this video… “The project gets crazy and they call me to save it, so I search Pinal Dave and copy and paste it”. “Your company is so backwards

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SQL Saturday #265 in Portland Oregon

I will be attending SQL Saturday #265 in Portland Oregon on November 16th 2013. This will be my second time attending SQL Saturday in Portland, and it is looking to be a great event. There are some great speakers on

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