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Tim Patrick

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.
Rejected Books

Books I’m Rejecting – A-For-Effort Works

I think it was Niccolò Macchiavelli who once said, "Why use a pair of pruning scissors when a Weed Eater® will do just as well."
Ice Disaster

Books That Might Have Been Great

In general, I would shy away from the month of May when making end-times predictions.
Rejected Books

Books I’m Rejecting – Reruns

When culling a list of 1,700-plus books down to just fifty, there is bound to be an awful lot of rejection. Fortunately, most of the authors represented have long since passed on to their eternal reward, so I don't need to feel guilty about it. Or do I?
Memorial Day

Memorial Day

Happy Memorial Day, at least to my American readers.
Tristram Shandy

Who Is Tristram Shandy?

I had never heard of Tristram Shandy until a few weeks ago. But now I can't seem to avoid him.

More to Read

Rise of the Experts

For your consideration, let me take this time to introduce you to The Experts and their lists of books, presented here in the order in which I met them.
Fighting Fire with Light

Fighting Fire with Light

The Qur'an

Review #8: The Qur’an