24 Hours of Rad: 24HOP Spring 2011 Recap

This past Tuesday and Wednesday (March 15-16) were 24Hours of SQL PASS. On Tuesday I presented my talk, “No More Bad Dates: Best Practices Using Temporal Data.” It was tons of fun to give, and afterward I was so happy to see that I’d gotten mad love from the SQL Twitterverse. You guys make me feel awesome. And even more than that, you make me want to research and write a hundred presentations. Y’all Made Me Promise: Watch this Space for the No More Bad Dates Poster In the Q & A for the talk, you requested that I provide a sample cheat sheet. I’m plugging in my electronic pen and I hereby promise to roll one of those out to you in the form of a custom poster. Keep watching this space, it’ll be here soon. (I have a couple technical blog posts I am ITCHING to write. And itching…
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For Your Review: InappropriatePASSSessions

So I was chatting with @SQLChicken the other night, and I made this comment: Next thing I  knew, @sqlsoldier threw a hash tag on it, and off it went. It turns out people are thinking a lot of inappropriate thoughts about SQL Server. After pulling the first 24 hours worth of #InappropriatePASSSessions tweets into a table, cleaning  out retweets, replies, and other fodder, we have a solid 535 initial suggestions for perfectly inappropriate (and sometimes far worse), sessions for the SQL PASS Summit 2010. So Guess What? I Wasn’t Really Kidding About the Contest. Will there be slide decks? Will YOU be asked to be on the Inappropriate Program Committee? It just might happen. Maybe. We’ll see. Sign yourself up for the  Summit and let me know in the comments if you’re up for it. If it does happen, there will be fabulous, inappropriate prizes! For now, the Proposed Inappropriateness…
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