I received the following email this morning! I must be something really special – I bet nobody else was worthy of such a prestigious nomination! I’m going to have to click on the “VISIT HERE” link to find out exactly what “personal, professional and academic achievements” warranted an invitation to join such an exclusive group of people.
Here’s my notification email: Read More…
OK…this is not a technical post, it’s a word choice post.
I’m going to let you all in on one of my pet peeves … it seems that too many people who write about technology don’t know the difference between the words “number” and “amount”. A couple of examples:
- What is the amount of NICs in that server?
- The amount of TB of storage is surprising.
- The amount of ways the problem can be solved…
- The number of RAMs in servers today is amazing.