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Ex-HP boss Carly Fiorinia launches Senate bid

Plus, Intel hits trouble in New York and where not to take your kids

November 5, 2009
Bring your kids to work, but not to me
ComputerWorld Canada
Bring your kids to work. Just don’t bring them to Shane Schick.

“This is probably the first time I fully appreciated what it must be like for an IT manager to stand in front of an audience of his or her coworkers and explain a policy, project or product. I knew these kids didn’t really hate me – that would have required more emotion than they were willing to expend – but after a career filled with public speaking I suddenly felt a rush of panic like never before. I was dying! Bombing! What do you?”

What’s your opinion?

Carly Fiorina Announces Senate Candidacy, Immediately Highlights Political Ignorance
Valleywag

Former HP boss Carl Fiorina is running for Senate, but Ryan Tate is skeptical.

“It’s fitting that Carly Fiorinia just announced her senate candidacy with the word “Admittedly.” The former HP CEO hated voting, and promises to be more engaged in politics now. Too bad she’s still proving her apathy.”

NY Attorney General Sues Intel for Bribing PC Makers
Wired

Ryan Singel reports Intel has some trouble in New York State.

“New York State Attorney General Andrew Cuomo filed a federal anti-trust suit against Intel Wednesday, alleging the chipmaker cornered the market by illegally punishing and bribing computer manufacturers.”

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