Tony’s Terra Firma

May21

Parallel Processing

by Tony Shepley, Parallel Processing is a computer term that describes the way in which a computer can perform multiple processing functions or multiple storage functions at the same time. Computers use this to either increase their processing speed or create back up redundancy that protects data integrity, so parallel processing is in many ways Read More

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April20

Heroes

by Tony Shepley, Boy, did I unleash a firestorm of response to the article I wrote about customers wanting “More, More, More” recently. People have gone out of their way to tell me stories of how customers have put them through the wringer to quote a job six ways to Sunday, only to dismiss them Read More

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March22

Déjà vu All Over Again

by Tony Shepley, This past year has seen some major market upheaval because of the re-introduction of Countervailing Duties on softwood lumber from Canada. Please note the use of the word re-introduction. This isn’t our first time, just our next time with duties. Common questions about duties are “Why”, “When”, “Where” and “What For”? The Read More

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February23

Today is the Tomorrow You Worried About Yesterday

By Tony Shepley, What do wood, window installation, and the internet all have in common? Glad you asked! Several things as a matter of fact, but most importantly, they’re not the same as they used to be. The next time someone tells you, “I’ve been doing it this way for 30 years,” you can bet Read More

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January24

More Power To You

by Tony Shepley, We are the beneficiaries of an amazing reliable source of energy, the sun. Thankfully, it is the paragon of reliability and for thousands of years has provided us with a livable climate in a universe that may not contain another similar environment anywhere else, capable of supporting human life. Passive solar energy Read More

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Shepformation... The Shepley Newletter

  • Fire Extinguisher Safety

    By John Howell Unlike many workplace hazards, fire

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  • Lumber Market Update – November 2018

    By Paul Rogers Despite a steady stream of business

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