Alright, last night I posted on Twitter that this would be released this morning, well its still morning somewhere. Without further ado here is version two of the click-clack. Make sure you read through to the end for some interesting changes coming to the site soon or already deployed.
- The first story was submitted by me, and not through the big controversial RSS feed option. The story entitled Do you recognize the man in this picture? came to my through my normal RSS feeds. Mashable is a great site that covers new and exciting web 2.0 site and other technology news. Low and behold I’m going through their feed today and saw an article that sparked my interest on a judge who sentenced a hacker for listing the ips coming from a usenet server. I clicked through and look at the picture in the article and its none other than infamous Oracle DBA / Miniature Horseman / Truffle Entrepreneur Don Burleson. Yes that is truly Don, if you don’t believe me, scroll down to the bottom of his own website for the picture. Too funny. 1,000,000 bonus points for Dan Norris for being the first to identify him.
- The next article comes from Patrick Wolf the Oracle ApEx world asking people if its a good thing to create an ApEx certification. Certifications are something that I’ve always debated about with people, many people can read a book, pass a certification test and have no idea how to apply things in the real world. While there are some certifications that combine book and hands-on during the tests many do not. Personally, while certifiable, I don’t carry any certs its just something that doesn’t appeal to me, I prefer to spend my time learning new things and sharing with the world letting me experience and reference speak for themselves. I do agree that for newbies, certifications provide a great way for them Continue Reading