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Tim Patrick

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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.
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.
Lesser Great Books

Lesser Great Books

Although my list of around 1,700 candidate books was impressive, by which I mean daunting and scary, it left out some works that are still great, by which I mean impressive.
Candidate List Complete

The Candidate List is Complete

I've finished my initial construction and analysis of the candidate book list, the first step getting down to the final list of fifty books. Here are the statistics.
Paper or Plastic

Paper or Plastic?

I'm a traditional guy. I like cars without power windows, entry-level lights and decorations on my Christmas tree, and situation comedies that actually contain comedy.

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Book Set #8 Revealed – Poetry

There are a few choices in the final set of fifty books that employ metered verse. The book listed here conforms to more common expectations of poetry, instead of long-form storytelling.