Tuesday, December 23, 2008


The PACE Standards Committee has approved a one-time amnesty period effective immediately through the end of April, 2009. During this limited time, any former RP who has not timely renewed can submit a renewal application without having to petition the PACE Standards Committee for a waiver. (click here)

Sunday, December 21, 2008

Gifts for Geeks

It is that time of the year again. Year-end reviews, meeting billing goals, crappy
weather, long lines, noisy kids, and shopping. Over the years, I have concluded that
geeks are surprisingly easy to shop for. There are never a shortage of cool gifts to give to that special geek (or nerd) in your life. The following is a list of some gizmos and gadgets as well as some old-time classics. (click here)

Wednesday, December 3, 2008

Wake Up! - Alarm Clock Technology

I guess I do not have a hard time waking up in the morning. Do not get me wrong, I like to sleep in on the weekend as much as the next person. However, if I do not want to get-up, I simply do not set an alarm. That aside, I guess there are people out there who set alarms, but have a hard time (perhaps on some unconscious level) of actually getting-up out of bed when the alarm goes off. If you know someone like this, the following products may be helpful.

Sfera Alarm Clock:

This alarm is an orb that you mount on your ceiling to hover over your head. When the alarm sounds, the sleeper can hit the orb to activate the snooze. However, each time the user hits the snooze button, the cord will retract toward the ceiling and will get higher and higher forcing the person to eventually get-up out of bed to turn off the alarm.

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