Michael Gillson on June 10th, 2010

Strategy without tactics is the slowest route to victory. Tactics without strategy is the noise before defeat. –Sun-Tzu Happiness, that grand mistress of the ceremonies in the dance of life, impels us through all its mazes and meandering, but leads none of us by the same route –Charles Caleb Colton Recently, I decided to use […]

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Michael Gillson on June 9th, 2010

We have built no national temples but the Capitol; we consult no common oracle but the Constitution. –Rufus Choate To hold the same views at forty as we held at twenty is to have been stupefied for a score of years, and take rank, not as a prophet, but as an unteachable brat, well birched […]

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Michael Gillson on June 7th, 2010

Music is the space between the notes. –Claude Debussy ARCHITECTURE, n: The art of how to waste space. –Philip Johnson Many times when dealing with data analysis, the following three conditions are identical. null string empty string string containing only white space. Prior to .NET 4 Framework, I could do something like the following code.  […]

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Michael Gillson on June 3rd, 2010

Life is change. Growth is optional. Choose wisely. –Karen Kaiser Clark It horrifies me that ethics is only an optional extra at Harvard Business School. –Sir John Harvey What our children have to fear is not the cars on the highways of tomorrow but our own pleasure in calculating the most elegant parameters of their […]

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Michael Gillson on June 2nd, 2010

Everything can be improved. –C. W. Barron The human race has improved everything, but the human race. –Adlai Stevenson Conversation would be vastly improved by the constant use of four simple words: I do not know. –Andr In a previous blog entry, I discussed Lazy Loading.  With the release of Microsoft .NET 4 Framework, there […]

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