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Mitch Wheat has been working as a professional programmer since 1984, graduating with a honours degree in Mathematics from Warwick University, UK in 1986. He moved to Perth in 1995, having worked in software houses in London and Rotterdam. He has worked in the areas of mining, electronics, research, defence, financial, GIS, telecommunications, engineering, and information management. Mitch has worked mainly with Microsoft technologies (since Windows version 3.0) but has also used UNIX. He holds the following Microsoft certifications: MCPD (Web and Windows) using C# and SQL Server MCITP (Admin and Developer). His preferred development environment is C#, .Net Framework and SQL Server. Mitch has worked as an independent consultant for the last 10 years, and is currently involved with helping teams improve their Software Development Life Cycle. His areas of special interest lie in performance tuning
Sunday, August 06, 2006
Certain quotes seem to resonate in the mind. One of my favorite is from a man who was born in the 15th century, but whom I feel would not be too out of place in the world as we know it today:
In the land of the blind, the one-eyed man is king.Desiderius Erasmus was a spiritual man, but loathed the corruption inherent in the organised religion of the time. Erasmus stands as the supreme type of cultivated common sense applied to human affairs.
He is the author of a surprising number of well known quotes that have endured through 500 years of history:
Prevention is better than cure.And rather surprisingly!:
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