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Happy Earth Day!

Hello everyone -

I wanted to take a moment to reflect a bit on Earth Day.  I know it is a bit of a departure from talking about the HP Software Solutions Community but if you think about it - we are all a member of the Earth's community and just as we nourish and care for the software community, we can also take a step back and think about how we can do the same for the planet. 

But before I do so, I wanted to share a bit about how my 2 1/2 year has "gotten" the message of the importance of taking care of the planet.  Last night, before bedtime, we were chatting about Earth Day and what it means to us: recycling, turning off the lights, and be careful of how much water we use.  So this morning, as she is brushing her teeth she turned off the water for the first time without any prompting!  And I said, "Good job!  Why did you do that?" and she said, "Because I no make the Earth sad!"  While it gave me a sense of pride and little laugh, it got me to thinking that if a 2 year old can get the message that fast then certainly we can too!  :smileyhappy:

So with that, I have some ideas for you in terms of how you could take action.  I encourage you to learn how to reuse or recycle electronic equipment or calculate your printer or PC’s carbon footprint.  You can do that all right on HP's site.  Take a look and take action now!

Until next time...


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  • Brian is Senior Manager of the IT Experts Community for HP Software. Brian has 25 years of software industry expertise from roles as a developer, sales engineer, instructor, consultant and marketer.
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  • Michael Deady is a Pr. Consultant & Solution Architect for HP Professional Service and HP's ALM Evangelist for IT Experts Community. He specializes in software development, testing, and security. He also loves science fiction movies and anything to do with Texas.
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