Archive for the Category Medicine

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Mission Statements

Back when I first heard the term ‘Mission Statement’ it was described as a “very broad, over all, strategic plan.”  I think programmers first started discussing Mission Statements round about the time Microsoft announced their new MS as “A PC on Every Desktop by 1990”  Not sure about the year, but I remember everyone being […]

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Recently I began a bit of bookkeeping on the blog; checking if anything should be deleted, trying to remember what stories had already been chronicled, that sort of thing. Oddly enough, the first point that jumped out at me had to do with dentistry. For a while there I was writing quite a bit about […]

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The phone rings, and a programmer answers. Programmer: Hello? Voice on the phone: Hala Misa Hailon Da? Programmer:: I beg your pardon? Voice on the phone: Hailon. Hailon Da? Programmer: I’m sorry, but you’re slurring, or we have a bad connection, or I can’t understand your accent. What did you say? Voice on the phone: […]

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A programmer arrives at his Dentist. The programmer has learned never to schedule appointments after 12 noon. (For the explanation see previous episode.) It is now 11:30 AM. Once again the staff is composed of entirely new employees. The tall willowy dental hygienist is not quite as tall, or willowy as the programmer has come […]

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A programmer arrives at his Dentist. He usually schedules his appointments for late afternoon, but this time the only slot available was at noon. The Dentist is a gifted professional whose personal and business skills are a shambles. Once again this man’s staff is composed of entirely new employees. The tall willowy dental hygienist straps […]

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