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Dec 24, 2008, 08:34 (0 Talkback[s])
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"But I have to confess that I don't do such a good job in this area, and I'll bet that you don't do as well in this department as you could, either. The fact that I work in communications makes it doubly ironic that I do it so poorly.

"Sometimes we need to be reminded that almost all of the technology that we work with from day to day, was created to bring people closer together. The telephone and email are great examples of bringing people closer together. Most of the problems that we tackle as System Administrators, or DBA's, or Hardware Technicians, are problems that need to be solved in order to enable people to communicate more effectively. Yet we, as the technical people that we are, tend to get caught up in the problem, and not the core value of the solution."

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