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[OT] Project Tuva

While researching an upcoming blog post on using SQL Server 2012 FileTable, I stumbled across Project Tuva. Bill Gates bought the rights to some of Nobel Laureate Richard Feynman’s physics lectures and made them available for free at http://research.microsoft.com/apps/tools/tuva/.

Speaking of recorded lectures, I highly recommend that students listen to podcasts of lectures during their commutes. The main reason I made it through pharmacology and obstetrics was because I listened to the podcasts of my lectures several times during my normal commuting. The repetition really reinforced the topics. From repetition came familiarity with the material and from the familiarity came understanding.

Published Wednesday, August 28, 2013 11:31 PM by John Paul Cook

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About John Paul Cook

John Paul Cook is a Technology Solution 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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