My boss and coworkers are wondering what valuable things I've learned at the 2009 MVP Global Summit. I have learned all kinds of really interesting things about Windows 7, all highly NDA except for one thing. You know that fish that appears on the Windows 7 beta desktop? It is a beta fish (species betta splendens), a fighting fish (not gonna take any disrespect from a hip Apple guy) known for blowing bubbles. Count the bubbles - there are seven.
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About John Paul Cook
John Paul Cook is a Technology Solutions Professional for Microsoft's data platform and works out of Microsoft's Houston office. Prior to joining Microsoft, he was a Microsoft SQL Server MVP. He is experienced in Microsoft SQL Server and Oracle database application design, development, and implementation. He has spoken at many conferences including Microsoft TechEd and the SQL PASS Summit. He has worked in oil and gas, financial, manufacturing, and healthcare industries. John is also a Registered Nurse who graduated from Vanderbilt University with a Master of Science in Nursing Informatics and is an active member of the Sigma Theta Tau nursing honor society. He volunteers as a nurse at safety net clinics. Contributing author to SQL Server MVP Deep Dives
and SQL Server MVP Deep Dives Volume 2
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