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I'm Mike Pope. I live in the Seattle area. I've been a technical writer and editor for over 30 years. I'm interested in software, language, music, movies, books, motorcycles, travel, and ... well, lots of stuff.

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The main thing you don't learn with a CS degree is how to develop software, although you will probably build up certain muscles in your brain that may help you later if you decide that developing software is what you want to do.

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Blog Statistics

Dates
First entry - 6/27/2003
Most recent entry - 7/1/2016

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Posts - 2388
Comments - 2537
Hits - 1,857,569

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Entries/day - 0.50
Comments/entry - 1.06
Hits/day - 391

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Gretchen Ledgard, a senior recruiter-type person at Microsoft, blogs about how to handle a phone interview, including a juicy lists of faux pas. Here's a tip from Gretchen: don't pee during your phone interview. Apparently it's happened ...

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