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O'Reilly has launched a new experiment with the just-released "Essential Silverlight 2" Up-to-Date edition. Readers get a book that's current when they purchase it, but also get access to updates that can be physically inserted into the book.
At ETech, I had a fascinating conversation with Marie Bjerede, VP and General Manager of Qualcomm's Portland Design Center. She was telling me how the threads we'd brought together at ETech had validated her own thinking and helped her bring together her private passions and her professional life. I asked her to write up our conversation, and she agreed. Here's…