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[TechRepublic] Is your career being sabotaged by co-workers?

April 03, 2009

Career sabotage by co-workers: Does it really happen?

IT CareerCareer sabotage by a co-worker sounds like the plot of a bad made-for-TV movie. Does this really happen or do we read too much into others' actions? Career blogger Toni Bowers looks at some examples. Have you ever seen this behavior in action?

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Geekend Picks of the Week

Dragon Age: OriginsScreenshots: Dragon Age: Origins
Featured at the recent Game Developer's Conference was a large-scale RPG called Dragon Age: Origins, combining well-trod sword-and-sorcery cliches with an inventively twisting plot and an advanced branching dialog engine (which is how the main character affects the story by deciding what to say to other characters).

Honda RobotPhotos: Honda's thought-controlled bot
Japan's Honda Research Institute and precision-equipment manufacturer Shimadzu have come up with a system that lets humans control a bot through thought alone.

Gaming developmentsVideo: Game innovations at GDC 09
Games enhanced by wind, vibration, and light, plus mind control and super-realistic motions. Check out the latest in game creation from the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco.

Jay GarmonGeek Trivia: Pranks, but no pranks
What real announcement for a highly successful Google product was assumed to be the latest in the company's long line of April Fool's hoaxes -- both because the product seemed too good to be true, and because Google made the mistake of announcing it just before April 1st? The Quibble of the Week for Mar. 31, 2009

Video: Doctor Who as an anime cartoon
A quick re-animation of a Doctor Who fight sequence as an anime cartoon. It works surprisingly well, which now makes me want the animated adventures of the Doctor on a regular basis.

Toaster scanImages: The inner life of gadgets
We've highlighted some of the advanced technology found in the show, and compared it to things that actually exist in our world.

Fitness technologyPhotos: Fitness gadgets of the future?
As part of the International Health, Racquet and Sportsclub Association's 2009 convention, exhibitors showed off some of the latest innovations and technologies hitting the fitness world.

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TechRepublic questions of the week
The questions highlighted address issues such as partitioning, event logging, IE8 compatibility, the Patriot Act, Macromedia Dreamweaver, C/C++, and more.

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