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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.
The Aggravation of Complicated Truths

The Aggravation of Complicated Truths

What causes ordinary, caring people to use outright lies and deception to promote their political views?
The Bell Curve

Review: The Bell Curve

Nearly 25 years ago, The Bell Curve shocked the nation by saying that IQ makes a difference. Naturally, everyone replaced "IQ" with "race" and subsequently went crazy.
Everyone Is Corruptible

Everyone Is Corruptible

Life is getting better, thanks to the technological advancements of the past century. But human nature has not improved, and is always at risk of corruption.
Optimal Conservatism

Optimal Conservatism – Introduction

Conservatives are regularly ridiculed today. But is such derision justified? Let's examine conservative political philosophy.
Chocolate is Safe from Killer Robots

Chocolate is Safe from Killer Robots

Some say that climate change and technology will bring an end to employment, and even worse, to chocolate. But are the warnings overblown?

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