May 25, 2007

Migrating to Exchange 2007

I’ve had my Exchange 2007 server built for a couple of months now, but I hadn’t taken the time to migrate any of the mailboxes or […]
May 25, 2007

Reflection Time

This week is a period of transition for me.  I’m in the midst of a brief transition between employers, and also some lengthier transitions on the […]
May 20, 2007

12 Ways To Create An Ineffective Job Postings

Just today, I read the following article about bad job advertisements, and I have to say that I heartily concur with the sentiments posted there — especially […]
May 20, 2007

Staying LinkedIn: Professional Networking

I have to admit that it took me quite some time to get the hang of the whole professional networking thing, as assisted by technology.  Until […]
May 20, 2007

Learning To Ride A Bike, In 15 Minutes

Today, I had a whole lot of fun riding my bike with my offspring who are ages 11, 7 and 5.  My 5 year old was […]
April 30, 2007

The VitaMix Craze

I’ve been meaning to write about this for a couple of months, but I’ve been sidetracked a number of times.  We bought a VitaMix Super 5000 — finally […]
April 27, 2007

Vista Sales Better Than Expected

Or, more precisely, better than many analysts expected.  The analysts always seem to initially expect that the new OS will sell wildly better than the current OS, […]
April 18, 2007

Don’t Drop the Ball on Security

On a number of fronts, April 2007 is turning out to be a very interesting month for me.  For this particular post, we’ll just touch on […]
April 18, 2007

Making the move to 64-bit Vista — Finally!

Yeah, yeah, it took me long enough.  What can I say?  I finally bit the bullet and installed Vista Ultimate x64 Edition on my laptop.  As I mentioned […]
April 18, 2007

It’s CommunityServer Time, Once Again…

It’s been quite some time since I’ve posted about CommunityServer, mostly because I’ve been busy working on a variety of different projects.  Now that CommunityServer 2007 (CS2007) […]
April 9, 2007

The Microsoft Dilemma

The issue I speak of relates to how many changes and new features should go into a new release of their software product.  If Microsoft adds […]
April 2, 2007

Revenge of the Worms?

It’s been a while since we’ve had a massive worm outbreak, but the potential for such an occurrence has increased significantly over the weekend with word that a […]
December 5, 2006

Another Community Server Update

Looks like Telligent caught me off-guard with an update to Community Server. Service Pack 2 for Community Server v2.1 was released today.  I didn’t even have a hint that they were […]
December 5, 2006

Zero-Day Tracker from eEye Digital Security

The folks at eEye Digital Security have put together a website that tracks various zero-day vulnerabilities, and offers analysis and remediation recommendations.  The site is called Zero-Day Tracker, and […]
December 9, 2006

Looking for the next CPU breakthrough…

The folks at MIT have made some serious progress in the search for the replacement material for silicon in transistors. One of the materials being discussed, according […]
December 12, 2006

SANS sees upsurge in zero-day Web-based attacks

It’s pretty much official now (in case you didn’t believe it before):  We have exited the Worm era, and jumped head first into the era of specialized […]
December 12, 2006

Reports Indicate Healthy 2007 for Information Technology

Some good news to start out 2007: Signs are pointing to a healthy new year for information technology. The job market for I.T. workers is expanding, […]
December 26, 2006

Major Holiday Upgrades

First of all, I hope that everyone has had a very enjoyable Christmas with friends and family.  I know that the holidays aren’t always pleasant for […]
December 31, 2006

Happy New Year

I must say that 2006 has been a very intriguing year, both personally and professionally.  Many things were accomplished, but many things are yet to be […]
January 15, 2007

Father and Daughter Time

“Daddy, can you show me how to build a computer?” That was the request I received today from my 11 year-old daughter.   I guess it helped […]
January 18, 2007

Web Applications Under Attack

Got Web Applications? Beware of Bots: http://www.systeminetwork.com/article/w/1001/n/5031/i/6176/a/53728/Got_Web_Applications__Beware_of_Bots.html A 2006 report from Fortify Software, Inc., an application security vendor, identifies the most prevalent attack methods that threaten web-based applications […]
January 22, 2007

The Business-Focused Technologist

These days, you can find a whole lot of discourse in both technology and business periodicals, on the need for technologists to be able to interface […]
January 23, 2007

Community Server 2007 is coming…

Soon, very soon… I haven’t had a whole lot of time to check in on Community Server in the past couple months, but I’m happy to see that […]
January 31, 2007

Got my January ActionPack Subscription

I came home this evening to find out that the January shipment of my Microsoft ActionPack Subscription arrived today. Sweet!! Sort of, anyway… First the good news: I […]