Category Archives: IT Insanity

Imposter!

Syndrome n. “A group of symptoms that consistently occur together or a condition characterized by a set of associated symptoms.” Not exactly a Phobia, like Trypophobia, that reaction of wanting to shiver and toss up your lunch at the sight … Continue reading

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Keeping the Legacy Alive

Virtualization, “The Cloud”, Internet of Things, Self-Driving Cars, Drones, Virtual/Augmented Reality, 3D Printing, Quantum Computing, Nanotechnology. I could continue with a further list of the dizzying array of numerous other modern, bleeding edge, technological advancements in the technology industry that … Continue reading

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BOHICA The New Trend in IT

Just in case you’re not sure. BOHICA stands for Bend Over, Here It Comes Again. It started with BYOD or Bring Your Own Device. A plague with far too much material online for me to feel the need to add … Continue reading

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Challenging a Techno-Social Myth

I was initially going to call this write up Challenging Einstein which would have been way more eye catching of a title. However, Einstein never actually said the quote listed in the photo below so I would have been propagating … Continue reading

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The Darkside and the Geekside

This isn’t really an IT related post. It’s more of a “What makes Rigsby tick” post. I know, damned scary thought. I know full well there are many online friends who have had their fill of my mood swings, self-deprecating … Continue reading

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Just Upgrade or maybe not

As IT Professionals a core element of our industry is the fact that technology is constantly evolving, advancing, and changing into newer ways of doing things. This movement is coupled with, and magnified by, the fact that technology companies cancel … Continue reading

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Pulling Local Admin Rights without causing the App-ocalypse

Or, what I like to call “Hah!, neener neener, No, you can’t go behind my back and install iTunes anymore! (Disclaimer: There’s undoubted way more knowledgeable readers than me, especially in more Security related skills, that will cringe and tear … Continue reading

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The Endless Pool

For the sake of full disclosure, this blog piece is just a ‘whiny, negative, rant’. As such, you can feel free to not continue on. I’m not fishing for sympathy, or arguments, or reassurance, or looking for people to tell … Continue reading

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BYOD Sucks and here is why I say that

Here’s the thing. I’m not a “Solutions Provider” or an “API Architect” or any of the other IT related positions who stand to gain a substantial amount of business when BYOD get’s implemented in the Enterprise. Amazingly enough, these types … Continue reading

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The Vulture of IT

I am the Network Administrator for a high-tech circuit board manufacturing company. A ‘struggling to survive’ manufacturing company that is currently running in ‘survival mode.’ I have been here for 12 years and this is nothing new to me. When … Continue reading

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