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    Looking Outside Your Discipline
    Blog: SELECT | Posted By: Jonathan Gennick | Released: October 19, 2018, 8:40 am

    It’s easy in the tech world to value deeper and deeper expertise on increasingly arcane topics. We build self-images and reputations around expertise on the finer points of technology and sometimes miss the greater gains to be had.

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    Choosing a Topic
    Blog: SELECT | Posted By: Jonathan Gennick | Released: August 2, 2018, 7:45 am

    What to write about? It’s a question I get fairly often, and it’s a question that any author – whether of books or blog posts – eventually struggles with. How does an author move from the desire or promise to write into having a topic that readers might be expected to care about?

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    When Failure Is an Option
    Blog: SELECT | Posted By: Jonathan Gennick | Released: June 18, 2018, 10:36 am

    I don’t get paid to be wrong all the time, but am I wrong often enough? Without the possibility of being wrong, am I learning, or have I stagnated? People say with great risk comes great reward, yet it must also follow that with great risk may come catastrophe. One cannot be true without the other.

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    Q&A: Surviving Extreme Automation and the Cloud
    Blog: SELECT | Posted By: Jonathan Gennick | Released: February 26, 2018, 2:48 pm

    Are you a DBA? Larry Ellison wants to eliminate your job. I heard him say so at OpenWorld. Artificial Intelligence. Machine Learning. Autonomous Databases. Typewriter and Computer used to be job titles, but today those words refer to objects.

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    What Is It Like to Write a Book?
    Blog: SELECT | Posted By: Jonathan Gennick | Released: October 5, 2017, 1:18 pm

    I’m often asked what it’s like to work with a publisher and write a book. Today I’m pleased to introduce Alexandru Jecan, who has graciously agreed to answer some questions and talk about his experience book.

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