October 3, 2006

Vista vs the World

Or, perhaps I should say Microsoft vs Security providers in the Windows space? What I’m talking about eWeek’s report that discloses McAfee’s complaint that Microsoft has made it […]
October 1, 2006

Recuperating Nicely…

I’m going to be working from home for most of this week due to undergoing bunion surgery this past Friday.  I’m happy to say that there’s […]
September 27, 2006

PowerShell RC2 is available…

Sort of. Perhaps, within a couple of hours it will really be available, but right now, all I can point you to is a link from Microsoft that […]
September 27, 2006

Windows Live Writer Update

Microsoft just released an update to Windows Live Writer.  There are some great changes, including better support for tags, faster loading times, and some new plug-ins.  I’m […]
September 27, 2006

FSF rebuts anti-GPLv3 claims

This post has two purposes.  I’m finding the conflict over the proposed GPLversion 3 rather interesting, and I’m also taking a moment to play with a few of the WLW plug-ins, […]
September 25, 2006

Weird Blogging Error…

Every now and then, for reasons that I have yet to pin down, when I make a blog post, it will be available for a few minutes, […]
September 25, 2006

What I’m Reading This Month…

I should have mentioned this earlier, because I’ve been reading it for most of the month, but as I mentioned previously, things have been crazy busy for […]
September 15, 2006

Busy, busy, very busy…

Yow… I have been crazy busy this week, and next week doesn’t hold the promise of being any less hectic.  And I’m certainly not the only […]
September 15, 2006

A little PowerShell fun…

I just had to write about this, because it is clear that Windows PowerShell is going to be a critical component of any Windows Admin’s arsenal going forward. […]
September 11, 2006

Is privacy on the Internet a dead concept?

There is no universal standard of what the acceptable boundaries of privacy are.  The European Union tends to have a more stringent view of what constitutes personal […]
September 6, 2006

Windows Live Writer Plug-ins

Windows Live Writer is turning out to be one of those tools that I can’t live without, much as I originally suspected. And it has been made even […]
September 5, 2006

The Future of Community Server: v3.0

Note: I originally published this on Tuesday, but something went wrong, and the post was generating an error when anyone viewed it, but not when I […]
March 10, 2008

More Professional Networking…

I recently came across another Professional Networking site called Marzar because of a question and answer session on LinkedIn Answers. Of course, I joined to see if it is […]
March 14, 2008

Vendor Patch Management Support

ComputerWorld has a very interesting article this week that talks about how immature Oracle’s patch management program for customers is, compare to Microsoft’s. As the following quote indicates, […]
March 31, 2008

Vista SP1

It has been officially available for a couple weeks now, but some of us have been running it for over a month at this point.  Of course, […]
March 31, 2008

Let’s Get Ready to Virtualize!

After many months, and a few miscellaneous upgrades to other parts of my network, I’m finally about to get a jump on my home virtualization overhaul project.  […]
April 1, 2008

An interesting Windows Vista article

I just finished reading an article on Windows Vista from InfoWorld, and it makes several really good points. Windows Vista brings a lot to the table that […]
April 9, 2008

Centralized Social Networking

Right now, I belong to a large number of social networks (more on that later).  For the most part, I’m really only active on LinkedIn, but as […]
April 10, 2008

Sad, Sordid Tale has many victims

Marion Jones, who confessed last year to doping and was stripped of her medals, has left even more victims in her wake because of her participation in various relays. […]
April 16, 2008

My Favorite Newspaper Comics

Over the years, I’ve enjoyed some great daily comics.  I still have several collections of The Far Side, Dilbert, Calvin & Hobbes, and For Better or For Worse, among others. […]
June 27, 2008

Notched Up: A different perspective on recruiting

As you may well know by now, I am a huge proponent of the LinkedIn Network. On account of my many LinkedIn connections, I routinely receive a […]
January 15, 2010

Is Google over-extending itself?

Google is in the news quite a bit, lately, but not all of that publicity is good… Google lists $350 fee for early Nexus One returns […]
January 27, 2010

Contributing in Online Business Communities

Online communities are an excellent way for people to interact with other individuals who they can help or who can help them.  For business and technology […]
February 9, 2010

Home Network Overhaul 2010 – Part 2

It has been a very productive year so far, as it pertains to my ongoing Home Network Re-Engineering Project.  In fact, the past few days have been […]