Constructive Procrastination

Professor Beekums

I recently read a great article about procrastination. While the common viewpoint is that procrastination is a waste of time, it can also be a source of creativity. It reminds me of the classic advice when banging your head against a problem: take a break. Step away. Breathe.

Free Website Under Construction and Coming Soon Page

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5 Problems Construction Businesses Will Inevitably Face

Strategy Driven

Of all the business sectors in the world, none are quite so tangible as construction. If you open a construction business, then your everyday life will be governed by a very physical reality. Construction is an inherently dangerous industry.

Women in the Construction Industry: The Low Down #NotJustForBoys

Women on Business

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Supercomputer constructed inside of an old church

I'm Programmer

The post Supercomputer constructed inside of an old church appeared first on I'm Programmer. App Humor. 1 of 5. Good app Good app. Create Checklists in the Notes App on iOS 9, OS X, and iCloud Create Checklists in the Notes App on iOS 9, OS X, and iCloud.

Four Things You Could Be Doing For A More Sustainable Construction Biz

Strategy Driven

The construction industry has always been well respected while also being at the center of a global focus for pollution. Poor air quality is a big deal, and the construction industry is always in the spotlight due to the way the pollutants hit the air.

MIT’s Fiberbots Collaborate for Robotic ‘Swarm Construction’

The New Stack

Despite our reservations about the imminent robot takeover , smart machines of various stripes are making their presence known in a variety of fields: creating surprisingly good music and literature , helping human surgeons and boosting productivity on construction sites.

In 100 Words: On Criticizing Constructively


It is as important to say no to constant negativity as it is to pay heed to constructive criticism that helps us improve constantly. - – – – -. A novice painter once put his first painting at a busy cross road for people to mark mistakes.

Two Constructs From Biology To Consider Regarding Enterprise IT


Two constructs from biology to think about regarding enterprise tech: The Cambrian Explosion and a Malthusian Problem. Bob Gourley. The Cambrian Explosion is was a period of rapid evolution and an explosion of life. The Cambrian Explosion began around 542 million years ago.

Ring Fence: 5 Ways To Prevent Theft On A Construction Site

Strategy Driven

Construction is booming at the moment as more people realize that manual labor is a suitable career. The obvious thing to do is to invest in construction cameras and create a high-tech security system. Construction sites are prime targets because they house lots of valuable materials.


Rapid BI

This site is in the process of moving hosts – for a faster user experience – please bear with us Monday 30 Jan 2012 RapidBI is an organizational effectiveness consultancy based in the UK but working internationally. RapidBI & Mike Morrison 2011 - this article/ page is free to copy and use on the

Context on Forced Joint Unity and DoD and Impact on Military C2 Constructs


Today we don’t fight solo – we fight as Coalitions. Unilateral US military actions are rare, and getting rarer. As US DoD budgets continue to shrink, we encourage our coalition partners to pick up the slack. That may help but only so much. This past summer we saw an outstanding example of Maritime Partnerships. RIMPAC 2014 involved twenty-two Nations (including China!) and over 40 ships and submarines and more than 200 aircraft and 25,000 personnel. To read more please log in. Login.

Defining Your Leadership Role

Lead on Purpose

It’s about constructive criticism within the ranks and determining which issues and concerns may be more problematic than others and dealing with those in a timely manner. As long as it’s done in a respective and constructive manner, the bond forged as a result is something money can’t buy.

FarmBot (Part 2): ‘Temporary’ raised bed


After constructing these in large segments, we would assemble them together on top of the supportive construction, which was still missing. A couple of weeks ago we decided to continue building all FarmBot parts. To get more speed, I asked Sjuck – our house carpenter – to create a temporary solution made of wood. Since […]. The post FarmBot (Part 2): ‘Temporary’ raised bed appeared first on Xebia Blog. Artifical intelligence Internet Of Things

CIOs Need To Forget The Yearly Reviews – Do It Monthly! (a chief information officer needs an IT strategy to create IT alignment)

The Accidental Successful CIO

Instead what often happens is that the employee just ends up focusing on the criticism and ignores any suggestion of constructive ways that they can become better. Feedback sessions need to be done more often with younger IT workers….

2 Rules For Being A Better CIO Boss (a chief information officer needs an IT strategy to create IT alignment)

The Accidental Successful CIO

Post tags: boss , buddy , close personal friends , coaching , constructive feedback , employees , new manager , professional distance , rules of supervision , sharing private information , write someone up. You can’t be a buddy and be a boss.

If Failure is NOT an Option, Then Why Do I Want It?

Women on Business

Career Development personal development Reviews business constructive criticism failure feedback Lou Heckler Maribeth Kuzmeski Red Zone Marketing speaker speaking speaking coach surveyI don’t actually want to fail, but the fact is that we learn near to nothing when everything is going along perfectly.

Dell Technologies Consuming Less at Hannover Messe

Armughan Ahmad - Dell EMC

We incorporate it into every single business practice, including the design and construction of our exhibition booth at Hannover Messe. Typically, given the temporary nature of trade fair exhibitions, booths are not designed or constructed with sustainability in mind, as much of the.

Chef Commits to 100 Percent Open Source Code

Chef has decided to open source its entire portfolio of IT automation software as part of an effort to make it easier for organizations to construct a DevOps pipeline using the company’s software.

Ways to Attack Your Web Application


There are a lot of security issues web developers have to keep in mind during constructing a web application. If your application works with personal data, banks or cryptocurrencies – this information is a good starting point. Every vulnerability in your application can cost a lot in the future so do not be afraid to […]. Posts

On Leadership, Opening Up and Being Prepared


Confined by constructs of an organization. When those assumptions are constructively challenged, new ideas emerge. When you constantly enable others succeed, you gain better understanding of human motivations and ways to constructively use them for better results. Home Go to Guest Posts Disclaimer On Leadership, Opening Up and Being Prepared Leaders cannot afford to be confined. Limited job descriptions. Rigid ways of handling situations. Status-Quos.

The Sweettt Podcast - Episode 8 - Inside and Outside the Firewall - Part 1 of August 22nd Discussion

elsua: The Knowledge Management Blog

After a short break due to holidays, various business trips and the usual catch up, The Sweettt Show is back! Here is a post detailing our (Matt Simpon, my co-host and yours truly!) next podcasting episode where we explore the world of Enterprise social software behind the corporate firewall. Benefits, caveats, experiences, stories, etc.

File Integrity Monitoring: Using Lacework’s SaaS Solution for SaaS Environments


While all security vendors talk about things like security posture and identification of threats, we have actually constructed a methodology that is tactically applied to finding issues, alerting on them, and preventing issues.

IBM builds a more diverse million-face data set to help reduce bias in AI


Encoding biases into machine learning models, and in general into the constructs we refer to as AI, is nearly inescapable — but we can sure do better than we have in past years. IBM is hoping that a new database of a million faces more reflective of those in the real world will help. Facial recognition […]. Artificial Intelligence News

How AIOps Makes DevOps Less Noisy

Without the application of a well-constructed noise reduction plan, alert noise […]. For DevOps engineers, “noise” is the enemy of productivity.

Atlassian Adds Pre-Configured Pipelines to Bitbucket CI/CD

As a result, most pipelines today are constructed using manual pipelines. One of the primary reasons DevOps processes have not been widely adopted across the enterprise is that building pipelines across all the tools required is a painstaking effort.

3 Great Videos about GraphQL


The query explorer is a powerful way to construct and test different API queries. Since GraphQL is a hot topic and a new way of creating APIs for client devices and applications , it helps to learn what it is, how it’s used and why it’s becoming quickly adopted for new projects.

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CodeSOD: Interpolat(interpolation)on

The Daily WTF

Now, you can do something like $"{foo} has a {bar}" , which can be a very easy to read method of constructing formatted strings. And it’s for constructing a SQL query dynamically as a string. C# has always had some variation on “string interpolation”, although starting in C# version 6, they added an operator for it, to make it easier. In this example, {foo} and {bar} will be replaced by the value of variables with the same name. C#’s implementation is powerful.

New Year, New Influence: An Easy Way to Show Up Stronger

Let's Grow Leaders

He was great at constructive feedback and holding his team accountable, but recognition did not come naturally to him. “Why should I say thank you to someone for just doing their job?” “Brad” was a solid manager with stagnated results. ” He was frustrated […]. Winning Well new year habits

Watch Drones Build A Rope Bridge In Fight: Think of the use cases for this…


The video at this link and embedded below shows an incredible use of drones to construct a bridge that people can walk across. This is part of a body of research in aerial construction, a field that addresses the construction of structures with the aid of flying machines.

There is no longer any such thing as Computer Security

Coding Horror

They'll harvest existing email addresses, subject lines, content, and attachments to construct plausible looking boobytrapped emails and mail them to all of their contacts. Remember "cybersecurity"? Mysterious hooded computer guys doing mysterious hooded computer guy. things!

The illusion of agility (what most Agile transformations end up delivering)

Agility is a continuously evolving state that is unique to a specific organization, given that organization’s people, its constructs and its history. (fyi: this text has been slightly adapted from the original text that can be found at [link] ).

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Equality - the roles in Scrum

And most importantly, the Product Owner trusts the Development Team with decision making related to the quality, construction and maintenance of the product. The Development Team serves the Product Owner by taking ownership of the quality and construction of the product.


Programming: Math or Writing?

Henrik Warne

Everything else is abstractions that are useful when constructing and reasoning about the programs. Is programming like math, or is it like writing? I think there are elements of both in it, even though programming is a discipline of its own.

Optimizing Kafka Streams Applications


release, let’s first examine how a user’s specified processing logic is presented in the constructed Streams processor topology, and why such a topology could be better optimized in the first place. With the release of Apache Kafka ® 2.1.0,