A long-serving employee of Hewlett-Packard Company, LaMills Garrett has held a number of key positions with the company. Currently a Storage Product Marketing Manager at Hewlett Packard in Roseville, California, he is responsible for assessing pricing and financials, identifying sales opportunities, and developing incentives and positioning to better sales representatives’ performance. LaMills Garrett has held his current position since 2010.

Mr. Garrett began his career in the United States Air Force, where he served as a Computer Systems Officer from 1994 to 1997. In this role, he oversaw a local area network for over 60 users in addition to holding responsibility for quality and project management for military information technology. He subsequently accepted a position as an ISV Integration and Test Engineer with Hewlett Packard in Colorado. During his three years in this position, he developed and tested software.

In 2001, Mr. Garrett relocated to California and held positions as a Systems Engineer and consultant, and later as a Project Manager, Engineering Manager and Strategist, and Strategy Manager.

 

Tom Wujec: Build a tower, build a team | Talk Video | TED.com

Interesting learning for my prototyping class. Kindergartners outperform MBAs. :-)

http://forbes.tumblr.com/post/94155577031/a-pet-is-not-a-person-even-if-our-hearts

forbes:

A pet is not a person, even if our hearts sometimes tell us different. But the way we relate to animals is an expression of our humanity. One of the reasons we have pets is because they let us learn about the challenging parts of life – birth, love, arguments, illness, death – in a way that is…

Enlightening

breakfreshnyc:

#FACTS. From a true master. Be true to the game & the game will be true to you. #PeteRock #Master #Powerful #HipHopCulture #NYC #BreakFreshNYC #SupportYourLocalArtists


Love the energy of hip-hop!

breakfreshnyc:

#FACTS. From a true master. Be true to the game & the game will be true to you. #PeteRock #Master #Powerful #HipHopCulture #NYC #BreakFreshNYC #SupportYourLocalArtists

Love the energy of hip-hop!

There will never be a human resources department to govern the interactions between a founder and a potential funder. That’s why when I, or any female founder, shows up at your door, or at a restaurant or at a bar, you should assume I’m here to do business and nothing more. Even if — gasp! — I’m wearing my hair down.

What it’s like raising money as a woman in tech (via forbes)

Lessons still to be learned

Undeniably best way to learn!

Undeniably best way to learn!

fastcompany:

The Internet of things will soon be spitting out more data than today’s transistors can handle, but HP thinks it has a solution: The Machine.
Imagine a single device that, like the people in Honey I Shrunk/Blew Up the Kids, comes in whatever size a storyline demands. It can be the size of a server and weigh hundreds of pounds, the size of a PC, a smartphone, or a miniature sensor.
Welcome to The Machine: HP’s vision for a universal building block of the Internet of Things. The Machine is designed to operate in a world where there’s dramatically more data that’s too big to move. The device—which HP says can fulfill the role of a phone, a server, a workstation—is a big bet for HP, as the growth of the PC market continues to slow.
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It’s coming!

fastcompany:

The Internet of things will soon be spitting out more data than today’s transistors can handle, but HP thinks it has a solution: The Machine.

Imagine a single device that, like the people in Honey I Shrunk/Blew Up the Kids, comes in whatever size a storyline demands. It can be the size of a server and weigh hundreds of pounds, the size of a PC, a smartphone, or a miniature sensor.

Welcome to The Machine: HP’s vision for a universal building block of the Internet of Things. The Machine is designed to operate in a world where there’s dramatically more data that’s too big to move. The device—which HP says can fulfill the role of a phone, a server, a workstation—is a big bet for HP, as the growth of the PC market continues to slow.

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It’s coming!