Not Today

An Internet Explorer Eulogy

IE is Dead. Yeah ok, in the age old analogy, lets stop kicking a dead horse by posting about it over and over again. While I am a Microsoft person, I didn't really use IE much but I also didn't have anything against it. IE definitely had problems, security holes, and...

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On Reflections of a Walrus

"Let us talk of many things: Of shoes—and ships—and sealing-wax— Of cabbages—and kings— And why the sea is boiling hot— And whether pigs have wings.". With utmost respect to Lewis Carroll, let us talk of many things, of Trolls, and Loss, and Growing Old, Of Attitudes...

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When the IT Hits the Fan-02.24.15

So, yeah I was right. Welcome to my life. Tuesday, 02/24/15. Yeah ok, just a normal day. If your day happens to consist of dealing with Demonically Possessed Network Copiers and Printers. Apparently we are the proud owners of a fussy, Prima-Donna Konica Bizhub copier....

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When the IT Hits the Fan-02.23.15

When the IT Hits the Fan-02.23.15

Yeah, I think I'm in for an interesting week. Monday,02/23/15 before I could even get my coffee, I get frantic calls from multiple people because a critical application/file server used by around 30 people wasn't letting anyone remote in and their mapped drives to it...

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The PC Builders Wishlist

In IT we often use a lot of websites and other various tools, etc. that are just part of our normal 'thing' so we, or at least I, generally assume everyone else knows about them. Well, I'm in the process of piecing together a custom computer build, since I have no...

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Staring Down the Barrel

In two weeks from tomorrow I turn 45. By all standard measures of time, Mid Life. I'm honestly not looking forward to it. Shinedown expresses my thoughts well in the attached song. "Swimming through the ashes of another life. No real reason to accept the way things...

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LANSweeper Badassery

LANSweeper Badassery

Here's the thing. I'm not a Product/Services Reviewer. I'm not ZDNET, TechCrunch, Mashable, or any of the other hundreds of technology related journalist sites, blogs, write-ups, bathroom wall haiku, or whatever the hell else is out there on the internet. Sites that...

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Is This Thing On?

Well, here I am. New Domain and a new Blog layout (with much thanks to Shawn Foust, a friend who overhauled my template to save me from WRSD, or WordPress Related Stress Disorder). So, this isn’t much of a post. More just a ‘ping’ to announce the changes and see if...

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