Shareables: Week of February 10, 2013

Have A Windows Phone and are a Microsoft SQL Server Professional?  Get This Free App

David Ballantyne (twitter), who enlisted me to speak for the London SQL Server Users Group in 2012 pointed me to this new app that serves up KB Articles and support content from the MS SQL Support Team: click me to go there.


Start Eating Those Popcicles

I was a photography nerd before I was a computer geek.  JPG is an online destination for photographers of all skill levels and I’ve been following @jpgmag (their Twitter feed) for quite a while now.  This week they dipped into the Maker community with this very cool Popsicle stick version of a Polaroid Land Camera: Build a cheap wood camera. .


Four Simple Ways to Engage Any Audience

Bill Ramos (twitter | web) shared a link on Twitter from Speech Coach & Presentation Skills Trainer Dr. Michelle Mayzur with a few simple tips for helping speakers connect with their audience: The N.E.A.R. Principle.


Fruity Drinks & Tailored SQL/Powershell/Azure Training on the High Seas in 2014

It was announced this week that 2014 will bring with it an expanded, eight day, SQL Cruise in the Caribbean at the end of January 2014.  Check out the itinerary for the cruise; a call for abstracts and speaker selection will start shortly:   SELECT [name] FROM training WHERE is_unique = 1;.


Photo Bombs

As a photographer I hate it when subjects enter my shots I was not expecting, except for when feats of wowzatastic occur.  This Huffington Post tweet led me down an eventual NQSFW gallery of other great photo bombs on The Chive. Read more here.