Here's this week's roundup of what other bloggers are talking about and any other interesting tidbits:
A Farewell Chat with David Maguire, ESRI's Chief Scientist
PhD in GIS: Listeners Respond - interesting summary of how PhD's are viewed.
Bug: ArcIMS - ArcMap Server performs slower after installing 9.3 Service Pack 1 when the data used is stored in ArcSDE
ESRI Releases a white paper on Mutipatch Geoemtry - This should be a welcome guide to anyone interested in learning how to use multipatches.
A Maturity Model for Enterprise GIS - this is a few months old but it provides a good overview of what makes an Enterprise GIS.