Technology Infrastructure Managed as Code

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I have been involved in Technology Management for much of my professional life.   I have helped people in many type of organizations (small, medium, large and global) manage their technology improvements, migrations and transformations including PCs, Internet, virtualization, and as of late, cloud-based infrastructures… I have seen what it takes organizations adopt, transform and shift […]

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Lyft: What a fantastic service

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I have been flying to San Francisco, CA for work for many years now, and it is one of those cities in which I always learn something new.  The last couple of times have been no different. One of my favorite cities!  SFO   Side note:   There is an old guideline in advertising/marketing, that I read […]

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Working with Elementary OS

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I have several older computers that serve different purposes around the house..  File Server,  Media Server,  etc…   With Microsoft XP coming to an end in April 2014,  I have been exploring alternatives  as Windows 8 nor 7 are viable options…   Again, these are not my primary devices, just single-purpose additional devices which for some reason […]

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Friday Humor

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I got a BIG laugh when I heard about this on the news last night regarding the issues the healthcare signup website is having. Reporter:   Do you feel confident the issues with the web site will be addressed? Project Manager:  I feel very confident they [ the contrator ] said the issues will be addressed […]

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My Windows 8.1 Upgrade Experience

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This weekend I upgraded several of my Windows 8 machines to Windows 8.1 which I got from my MSDN subscription…  Here are a few notes on the experience… First, you will need new Keys for the Windows 8.1 installation. The old ones will not work, and the installation ask for it early in the process, […]

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Movie: Gravity — WOW!

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I went to see the movie Gravity last night, and I must say: It was one (if not the best) movie I have seen… The special effect, the fact that there are only 2 actors, the views, the realism of he scenes, the zero-gravity, the shadows, shades and reflections, the details on the equipment… SOOO […]

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Internet Speeds… Xfinity

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I just changed the Comcast modem which has been in service about 3 years in my house to what is suppose to be the latest from Xfinity / Comcast.. My Internet speeds went up  from what they used to be (about 30%)   but I must admit that  I can’t wait to have  Google Fiber […]

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USB Chargers Challenges…

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I’ve been meaning to write about this for a bit, but now that I have a new device (Samsung S4) that uses yet a different USB charger it is time I do… I have been annoyed by USB chargers and USB power for a bit….. Urgh.. Not all USB chargers are the same anymore… (Side note: […]

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Remember Encyclopedias?

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What ever happened to printed encyclopedias? That is a question usually asked by older generations as many of the youth today have never really had a daily interaction with this printed media. Most people today are used to receiving information via their digital books or other paperless mediums that are better for the environment. We […]

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Latest Marketshare OS & Browser

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Directly from The Next Web (TNW)   the latest market share data based on   – July 2013 Net Applications data (which uses data captured from 160 million unique visitors each month by monitoring some 40,000 websites for its clients). A couple of highlights: Microsoft Windows and Microsoft IE are clearly “in control” Windows 8 now up […]

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