Average web page’s are now the size of Doom!

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The year was ’93. DOOM was the hot game to be playing. We didn’t have a computer, I had to walk over to the water treatment plant my dad worked at then and play it on their computer. I played it for hours on end. It was incredibly transformative for video games–it blew my mind, as well as a lot of others, and it was HUGE. It took up about 2.4MB of space, and before then, a typical video game was ...

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Is the recent Houston Flood destined to be repeated?

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It’s been a little over a week since the major flooding Houston and surrounding suburbs experienced. With an inundation of 17 inches of rain over just 24 hours, hardly anyone can blame the area for not being prepared. A typical rainfall for the entire month of April is just under 3.5 inches. That’s a fifth of what fell in just one day. It’d be difficult to argue that any amount of preparation could have alleviated the Houston flood. 

However, some have ...

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Save your time with online training

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The only thing I remember about the 40 hours of training I spent getting my backflow tester certification was when I left a test cock open and turned the water back on, I blasted myself square in the face! The instructor had even stepped back, noticing what I was about to do to myself.

That’s not quite fair – I also remember trying not to fall asleep while we spent half of each day reading the next study section to ourselves.

I ...

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Earth Day 2016

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Earth day: more than just a single day. Currently, I live on Earth. And until that changes, I guess it’s okay if more than just one day a year is “Earth day.” So, even though it’s not for a couple days, we could discuss earth day together, today!

Trees for the Earth

Tree Blooming on Earth DayThe primary focus ...

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Your next employee will be a millennial

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It happened last year – we finally overtook gen x to be the largest portion of the labor force. Now more than one third of workers in the US are 18 to 34. That number is expected to grow beyond 50% of workers in the next four years.

Whether you’re ready to admit it or not it’s very likely that people you hire in the future are going to be millennials.

A lot of things have been said about our generation, some ...

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