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In the video I mention the DSC Resource Kit. A new version was released since the video was recorded. You can find the details here: http://blogs.msdn.com/b/powershell/archive/2014/03/28/dsc-resource-kit-wave-3.aspx
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I think Microsoft has a bit of a problem getting the message out about Surface 2 when even I didn't know you could do half of this stuff. Very impressive.
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If the 1st line of your email is "Can't see this email properly? View it online." Then you need to rethink how you format email.
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If you're still running Windows XP at home or work after support ends for it on 8th April, how much of a risk is that really? The sky might not fall on your head, but it could do.

Read this and decide whether you should upgrade to an operating system that wasn't released earlier than the very first Harry Potter film.
In my post "Get the hell off Windows XP! NOW!", I talke…
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Everyone working in IT should read "The Phoenix Project: A Novel about IT, DevOps, and Helping Your Business Win". Regardless of your specific role, you'll learn something useful. I've changed my approach to doing a few things already based on lessons I've taken from the book and I still need to process some more ideas around how to do stuff better. (I'm very grateful to +Steve Murawski for this!)
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Thanks for the recommendation. I would also highly recommend "The Adventures of an IT Leader."

http://www.amazon.com/Adventures-IT-Leader-Robert-Austin/dp/142214660X
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So looking forward to this now. :-)
NBA 2K brings a whole new ballgame for the new consoles.
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Love this album! \o/ Can't beat a bit of Dash Berlin. :-)
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Father, husband, technology addict, blogger & PowerSheller from North East England.

Focused on Microsoft infrastucture products, mobile tech and social media. Likes technologies that make life easier and better, and that excite and inspire.

Enjoys watching and playing basketball, and theme parks.

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