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Tim Patrick is a software architect and developer with more than 30 years of experience in designing and building custom software solutions. He is the author of multiple books on Microsoft technologies, and was selected as a Microsoft MVP for his support to the programming community. Tim earned his degree in computer science from Seattle Pacific University.
Self-Evident

New Book: Self-Evident

Self-Evident, Tim Patrick's new book on the ideas and events that made the Declaration of Independence possible, is now available in paperback and ebook formats.
Nepal: Votes for Peace

Review of Nepal: Votes for Peace

This book on the 2008 national election in Nepal helps show that, despite what appears on the nightly news, things are pretty good in America.
Healthcare is Not That Special

Healthcare is Not That Special

Healthcare holds a coveted place in our culture, as if it is more important than anything else. But from an economic perspective, it's not that special.
That Time I Agreed with Bernie Sanders

That Time I Agreed with Bernie Sanders

A recent tweet by Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders left me in shock, due to its correctness and coherence.
Confused About Race

We are All Confused about Race

I was told to judge people by character and not by skin color. Was that wrong?

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Goto has a poor reputation in many programming languages, but it doesn't help when Visual Basic and C# don't agree on its use.

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Invisible Man

Review #24: Invisible Man