July 24, 2007

Needless Vendor Bashing — by Vendors

In today’s story of immense irony, we find a vendor taking time to bash another vendor for a security flaw, only to have diligent 3rd parties […]
July 23, 2007

The Great Helicopter Adventure

I’ve been aiming to start a new hobby for some time now:  Remote Control Electric Helicopters.   In searching around for a good starter craft, I began […]
June 28, 2007

Another Busy Month…

June has been chock-full of fun, excitement and new challenges.  I have hardly had any chance to breathe — as evidenced by a dearth of posts […]
May 31, 2007

Can it be? Public Folder Replication Working?

Perhaps, just perhaps, I might have gotten my Exchange 2003 to Exchange 2007 public folder replication woes resolved. The appropriate routing queue is finally going down, but I […]
May 29, 2007

Good Ol’ Microsoft Fun with Exchange 2007

So, I sort of completed the migration to Exchange 2007 that I had decided to do this weekend.  Sort of. The mailbox moves were flawless.  Total time for […]
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, […]
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 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 […]
January 31, 2007

Misplaced Social Commentary

I’m trying to decide whether this title is more reflective of this post in particular, or the subject matter itself…   Over the years, while participating in […]
January 31, 2007

Windows Vista is finally here…

At the retail level, anyway. And I am no closer to having it installed at home than I was a month ago, when I laid out […]
April 13, 2010

Expanding Your Reach with Good Technology Partners

I recently read an opinion piece on ComputerWorld about the post-Cloud IT landscape, and it I had a couple thoughts: The author makes a good point that little mention […]