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Quality Assurance: Necessary, But Not a Necessary Evil

Quality Assurance. QA. For too many companies, these two letters actually make up a four-letter word. Long treated as a terrible rite-of-passage for new employees or a demotion for ne’er-do-well developers, QA is not exactly high in the office pecking order. 327 more words


Q&A: Resources: Office

Q: Why isn’t Calligra Office & Graphics Suite, another open source / free software, listed in your “Resources” section?

A: That is a fair question, and we will try to provide a sufficient explanation related to our standards. 80 more words


Who visited pre-Hood to Coast Relay, you ask?

Proceed as the way opens.”–Quote by artist Penelope Culbertson


Taking flight, the Seaside ospreys launched this past week. Watch live stream camera courtesy of City of Seaside and the Necanicum Watershed Council.

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Fairweather House And Garden

Should you stop eating fish?

We asked legendary oceanographer Sylvia Earle for her menu advice.

Oceanographer (and TED Prize winner) Sylvia Earle (TED Talk: My wish: Protect our oceans… 2,179 more words


How old are you?

A very frequent question to which my answer always bring comments, usually classified in 3 categories:

- The younger would reply that I don’t look… 194 more words


Geography (2)

+ What are you doing here? (Understand “how did you get the idea of visiting my country and what do you find interesting here?”)
– Huh… It’s far away from Europe, and therefore not the easiest country to visit over a 2 weeks holidays, people are amazingly welcoming, food is different and sceneries are wonderful :-) 16 more words



+ Where are you from?
– France
+ Really?
– (Let me check my passport…) Yes, why?
+ You don’t sound French!

It’s so easy to recognize the French accent that when you happen to meet a fellow French speaker that doesn’t have an accent you wonder where that comes from. 62 more words