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May 21, 2012  2:00 PM

What to do when your Twitter account gets hacked



Posted by: Denny Cherry
Social Commentary, SQL Server, Twitter

On occasion Twitter accounts get hacked and are used to send out spam to other twitter followers, usually via Direct Message. When your twitter account is taken over there are two different things that you need to do in order to get your account back under your control. The first is pretty...

February 2, 2012  2:00 PM

Getting TweetDeck 0.38.2



Posted by: Denny Cherry
Social Commentary, Twitter

In case you missed it Twitter released v1 of TweetDeck, and it sucks. All however is not lost as the folks at codelog.org have posted the


December 8, 2011  8:43 PM

TweetDeck 1.0 has been released.



Posted by: Denny Cherry
Social Commentary, SQL Server, Twitter

Yep, Twitter (who now owns TweetDeck) have released v1 of TweetDeck.  My first impression is "Don't do it, it's a trap".  At first I was all happy when I downloaded v1 because it wasn't an Abobe Air application.  Just a good old MSI installer which installed an HTML5 application.  The downside...


September 7, 2011  9:50 PM

The sqlhelp hash tag and sponsored tweets.



Posted by: Denny Cherry
SQL Server, sqlhelp, Twitter

Please don't.  It isn't that we hate marketing, but the sqlhelp hash tag is for Q&A only.  All the other hash tags are totally fair game, but please, pretty please don't market in the sqlhelp...


May 9, 2010  6:46 PM

EMC World Day -1



Posted by: Denny Cherry
EMC World, EMC World 2010, Flickr, Twitter

My trip to EMC World started a day early this year.  With the long trip out here, and the events starting pretty early on Sunday afternoon, trying out on Sunday just doesn't work unless I want to sleep through the Sunday welcome reception and check in. And since I don't want to sleep through...


April 12, 2010  9:00 AM

Man, I really hope this is my last post about plagiarism.



Posted by: Denny Cherry
Plagiarism, Sean McCown, SQL Server 2008, Twitter

So there have been a lot of talk recently about plagiarism in our little corner of the Internet.   If you haven't read up on it you can read up here,


March 23, 2010  9:44 PM

Plagiarism, Inspiration, and John Dunleavy (Madder and More Pissed Off)



Posted by: Denny Cherry
John Dunleavy, Plagiarism, Twitter

So until just a few minutes ago the problem that everyone had with the blog written by John Dunleavy, who is the owner of SQLTech Consulting, was that he was taking the first part of whitepapers and posting them, with links to the original work, which...


March 23, 2010  6:44 AM

Plagiarism, Inspiration, and John Dunleavy



Posted by: Denny Cherry
John Dunleavy, Plagiarism, Twitter

So tonight there was a rather length discussion about the blog published by John Dunleavy who is the owner of SQLTech Consulting out in Philadelphia. Today's conversation all started when I pointed out...


March 9, 2010  11:05 PM

Oh man, someone put my blog posts on TechNet… #tnSqlDC



Posted by: Denny Cherry
Arnie Rowland, Buck Woody, Mayhem, SQL Server, TechNet, Twitter

Yep, that's right, someone over at Microsoft has gone completely crazy and syndicated not just my blog but my Tweets as well over on the technet.microsoft.com site.


January 15, 2010  2:03 AM

Today’s plagiarism incident…



Posted by: Denny Cherry
Allen Kinsel, Brent Ozar, DCMA, Paul Randal, Plagiarism, SearchSQLServer.com, SQLServerPedia.com, Todd McDermid, Twitter

If you are on Twitter and you follow some of the more popular people on twitter (BrentO, PaulRandal, SQLInsaneo, myself, etc)...


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