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Is Diversity Good for Business?

Unlike quotas or affirmative action, which were broadly considered as fairness programs, diversity is often described as something that makes business more efficient and successful. In this context, diversity means goals, process and practice with the intended outcome that specific … Continue reading

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Cloud Economics

A company that owns or leases datacenter space pays an annual hardware cost, per server, that consists of depreciation + [ power, space and cooling ]. Depreciation is the purchase price of the hardware divided by the accounting dept’s view … Continue reading

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25 Years. Thank You.

From: Mike Zintel Date: Monday, July 15, 2019 Subject: 25 Years … [ edited to remove personal and confidential info, trim most incomprehensible ramblings and eliminate the proper noun Cthulhu ] Is Microsoft a good company? (tl;dr: it is) In … Continue reading

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True Stories

Women in America earn between $0.79 for the exact same work for which men earn $1.00. It’s interesting to consider what has to be true for this unfairness to exist. Every business owner/decision maker in America has to choose misogyny … Continue reading

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The Yellow Spotty Bubber Are Alright, The Boaters Not So Much Maybe

A number of people have expressed interest in the outcome of my conversation with N.S. Power. So I thought I’d keep us all up to date here. A helpful gentleman by the name of Tim called me from N.S. Power this morning. … Continue reading

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An Open Letter to Nova Scotia Power

I apologize for communicating with you via blog but I don’t know who to talk to about my problem. I am a 25+ year resident of Little River Lake, the smallest lake of the Gaspereau River system of power generating … Continue reading

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Canada: Better Outcomes for Less Money

We’ve heard this many times. And not by accident. Growing up in Canada it was basically the Pledge of Allegiance. So why does this happen? http://news.heartland.org/newspaper-article/top-canadian-politician-chooses-us-health-care Consider what has to be true for the better outcome for less to be … Continue reading

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