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About danielcfischer

Loyola School in NYC, Georgetown University, Shrader Sound, ACF Electronics, National Staffing Consultants, Univac, Applied Data Research, Western Union, Wells Fargo, Prometheus Products, Access Master, GasTech, Lawrence Livermore

My Sentimental Journey Part 1

My Sentimental Journey – 2011 Several years ago I got the idea to take a trip across the country visiting places I wanted to see and places I had lived or had fond memories of.  I hung a map of … Continue reading

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How I changed the computer Service Manager at ISD

How I changed the Computer Service Manager at ISD (2/2010) In 1974 I got a job with a company that sold time on Supercomputers. They were in Oakland but moved to Santa Clara. Information Systems Design rented their computers from a company … Continue reading

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On Kidney Stones

(5/12/2010)   As of May 2010 I have had a total of 6 kidney stones that I know of.  They have all been different. In June of 1970 I was experiencing the stress of a marital separation. The first Kidney … Continue reading

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The UNIVAC 1005

The UNIVAC 1005.  (2/2010)   How I attached myself to the project   In October, 1964, I was hired by John Klein, the systems manager for the Army division, of the Federal Government Division of Univac Corporation. My title was … Continue reading

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Many small comments have had a major impact on my life.

Many small comments have had a major impact on my life. Bernie Weitzer was a VP at Western Union. In a casual conversation we had he referred to me as a “Professional Manager.” Although I did not have a great … Continue reading

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“How I met your mother”

“How I met your mother” My Dad always was complaining that we didn’t have enough money. He wanted the lights out when you weren’t in the room. There was one time when I remember him asking us to cut expenses. … Continue reading

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The Three Most Maligned Virtues; Greed, Sloth and Pride.

The Three Most Maligned Virtues; Greed, Sloth and Pride. (3/22/2010)   I think that greed, sloth and pride get a bad rap. It was not the energetic guy who carried whatever load was required who invented the wheel or the … Continue reading

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Fischer’s Law

Fischer’s Law I regret that I never found the time or inclination to write “Fischer’s Law.” I should have written it and publicized it and made it as popular as ”Chicken Soup for the Soul,” etc. Fischer’s Law states, “When … Continue reading

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Change your words, change your thinking, change your life

Change your words, change your thinking, change your life (3/10/(2010) Last week I had 3 inches of my small intestine removed in an unpleasant surgical procedure. Being on Chemo my immune system is compromised. Had I not had the surgery … Continue reading

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Assumption of Universal Benevolence

Assumption of Universal Benevolence Although I want to be special and unique, the older I get the more I suspect that we are all the same. And, we all want to be special and unique. I don’t know anyone like … Continue reading

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