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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.
Textual Concurrency

Textual Concurrency

One book at a time? Boring. I typically have two or three main books active at once, plus a few supporting books in progress for lesser concerns.
Mothers' Day

Happy Mother’s Day

Once the finger-painted cards have been delivered and the breakfast-in-bed dishes washed, why not curl up with these Mother's-Day-appropriate book choices?
Nixon Library

Reading the Presidential Way

Books are great, but a lot of the world's written content has never found its way into a hardcover edition. As an example, consider the reams of government documents housed in the various presidential libraries around America.
Year-Long Commitment

Year-Long Commitments

I'm not the only one making year-long commitments. It seems that everyone is jumping on the bandwagon, or at least the Disneyland parade wagon.
In Defense of Categories

In Defense of Categories

In just under two months, I will start reading the first of my fifty book selections. I wish I knew what those selections were going to be.

More to Read

How I Lost the Bulwer-Lytton Fiction Contest

Memories of my participation in the 2009 Bulwer-Lytton fiction contest.
There Is a God

Review: There Is A God

Government Printing Office

Reading the Government

Freedomnomics

Review: Freedomnomics

Drina House

The House on the Drina