Posts Tagged ‘job’

The new year is upon us and with it the stock market has broken 9000. There is some hope yet. Macworld is this month and so is CES. I think we will see electronics that are at or below $100 due to the economy. Steve Jobs will not be at Macworld, nor will Apple which is causing quite a stir among the Apple faithful. Some are thinking the rumors of Jobs’ health may be true. I just think Apple showed all if it’s new toys before the holidays, so why bother with Macworld this year. Leo Leporte will be speaking at Macworld which will be interesting…he has asked John C. Devorak to come on stage with him.

Barack Obama gets sworn in on the 20th of this month. He has promised another stimulus package…the details have yet to be revealed, so the jury is still out on if that will be a good thing or not. I’m looking forward to 2009 and hope it proves to be a good year and that we all get to keep our jobs.


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It’s time to bone up on my word processing skills and my web development.  I may need to pick up some part time work or even another job all together.  Things aren’t looking so well for my department and it very well may be outsourced by this time next year…if not sooner.

Right now I’m taking some courses from Harvard and Stanford via iTunes University….a nifty little part of iTunes that allows me to take these classes free of charge.  The professors videotaped or recorded the classes and post them here.  Ivy League education without the Ivy League price tag.  I’m all for that.

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