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SHARE THIS with your kids, please!

This is the most inspiring thing I’ve seen all year (so far).  Way back when, someone very wise told me, “Kevin, you should seriously think about getting into computers.”  I had been hacking around with a music sequencing program on my Dad’s Apple ][+, and from them minute he said that to me, it stuck in the back of my mind; and ultimately determined the course of my professional life.

This video (put out by Code.org) absolutely hits the nail on the head.  I hope that many kids, and really anyone looking for an inspiration to their next professional career direction, will see this and consider investigating software development.

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What about you?   Are you inspired?  Or do the feelings expressed in the video match what you’ve experienced like I have? 

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Kevin is an engaging and highly sought-after speaker and webcaster who has landed several times on Microsoft's top 10 webcast list, and has delivered many top-scoring TechNet events and webcasts. In his past outside of Microsoft, Kevin has held positions such as software engineer, information systems professional, and information systems manager. He loves sharing helpful new solutions and technologies with his IT professional peers.

A prolific blogger, Kevin shares his thoughts, ideas and tips on his “Full of I.T.” blog (http://aka.ms/FullOfIT). He also contributes to and moderates the TechNet Forum IT Manager discussion (http://aka.ms/ITManager), and presents live TechNet Events throughout the central U.S. (http://www.technetevents.com). When he's not busy learning or blogging about new technologies, Kevin enjoys digital photography and videography, and sings in a band. (Q: Midlife crisis? A: More cowbell!) He continues to challenge his TechNet Event audiences to sing Karaoke with him.

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