Category Archives: technology

How traditional IT skills are becoming irrelevant

I hope those who know me wouldn’t peg me as an alarmist. So take my title with a grain of salt but also, because of that same optimism, with a sense of sobriety. I’ve followed “cloud computing” for a while … Continue reading

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O’Reilly Make me an Offer!

I’m a big fan of O’Reilly books, as I’m sure most of you are. They’re great technical resources for me and have cute animals my wife can really enjoy! A friend of mine got Programming Collective Intelligence and recomended it … Continue reading

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Amazon Overview

If you’ve read my earlier posts you know I spend a bit of time following Amazon, both from a business perspective as well as my interest in the energy they’ve invested in webservice (SaaS) technologies. I recently gave a presentation … Continue reading

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Even an Apple goes bad now and then…

I seem to be having a confluence of technology issues recently. Dreamhost, which I’ve loved until now can’t seem to follow through on a simple request (so that I can pay them!!!). And that 1TB drive I “gave” myself for … Continue reading

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Even the real geeks at google can’t get it right all the time…

Having a “systems programming” background I’m a little green to this web programming stuff. It’s not that it’s incomprehensible, I’ve designed for these applications but I want to ensure I can implement some of the software components as well. I’m … Continue reading

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