VPN Service is a Must Have Today

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Virtual Private Networks (VPN)  is a technology that  enables a computer to send and receive data across a network  by establishing a connection through the use of dedicated connections, virtual tunneling protocols, or traffic encryption. The basic principle is that once you establish a secure connection,  the server handles all of your internet on the back-end which secure […]

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Tweets for January to August 2014

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My Twitter tweets (@jorper98) for above mentioned period follow: Date:Time (UTC) Tweet 08-30-2014 5 reasons a small Windows tablet might be in your future | PCWorld http://t.co/IIllmzjS8i 08-30-2014 Unexpected: The State Of The Smartphone Market http://t.co/Gx3RTHusjX 08-30-2014 Interesting read: 8 things you didnt know about Shark Tank. http://t.co/LkVY2vJ3sT 08-28-2014 The Most Simple Explanation Of Cloud […]

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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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Tweets for May 2013 to December 2013

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My Twitter tweets (@jorper98)  for above mentioned period follow: Date:Time (UTC) Tweet 12-13-2013 Chromecast Gets 10 New Apps, Including Songza, VEVO, And Revision 3 http://t.co/IjC2HKcXyM 12-13-2013 By 2016, Most New IT Spending Will Be In The Cloud http://t.co/yH3B0Hcfj6 12-10-2013 DropBox CEO Drew Houston Explains How To Become A Leader Quickly http://t.co/GEzGREonUb 12-02-2013 This is VERY cool.. http://t.co/GJFNuVZXrh […]

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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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WordPress Maintenance: Managing Multiple Sites

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So the interesting thing about WordPress sites is that, if you are not careful, all of the sudden you end up with a bunch of them and you end-up spending a lot of time maintaining plug-in, theme and system updates.. Yes, you can always turn updates off, but security-wise that may not be best practice..  […]

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