Category Archives: IT Insanity

I’m a Network Administrator, dammit!

First off, let me make some warnings and disclaimers. This is a rant. This is an emotionally fueled rant in defensive response for some really irritating attitudes and blogs I see going around recently. This is a rant primarily directed … Continue reading

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My name is Legion: for we are many.

[tweetmeme source=”mikerigsby” only_single=false http://mikerigsby.wordpress.com] Actually, my name is Mike and, no, I’m not part of Anonymous. Anonymous may toss around the catchphrase “We are Anonymous. We are Legion.” but no, the community I’m a proud member of dwarfs those guys. … Continue reading

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Welcome to My World

[tweetmeme source=”mikerigsby” only_single=false http://mikerigsby.wordpress.com] Even though I associate pretty much exclusively with other ‘tech geeks’ online I occasionally get asked what type of environment I work in and what it is that I do exactly. So, that lead me to write … Continue reading

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Dear User

[tweetmeme source=”mikerigsby” only_single=false http://mikerigsby.wordpress.com] Dear User, Remember that time you spilled coffee on your keyboard before I got to work, then got mad at me when I came in because I wasn’t there to get you a new keyboard and … Continue reading

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The Way of the Warrior and Modern IT Practices

[tweetmeme source=”mikerigsby” only_single=false http://mikerigsby.wordpress.com] (For the sake of necessary background, in case you are not aware of whom he is, Musashi Myamoto was a Samurai. He is arguably the greatest swordsman in history. Between the ages of 13 and 28, … Continue reading

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The Backup Song – sung to The Beatles ‘Yesterday’

Yesterday, All those backups seemed a waste of pay. Now my database has gone away. Oh, I believe in yesterday. Suddenly, There’s not half the files there used to be. And there’s a milestone hanging over me. The system crashed … Continue reading

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NTLDR MISSING

[tweetmeme source=”mikerigsby” only_single=false http://mikerigsby.wordpress.com] Ugh. 0430. I really should think about getting up. [Get Up, Stay Up, with Caffiagra]. Dammit, not like I’ve slept more than 2 hours at a time in almost four years anyway. No one has. Between … Continue reading

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Computer ‘Viruses’ of an entirely different sort

[tweetmeme source=”mikerigsby” only_single=false http://mikerigsby.wordpress.com] Nope, this blog entry is not about what you were initially thinking. I am talking about actual viruses, or at least germs. With all the mindless panic about H1N1 and various other bugs going on out there … Continue reading

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I love technology!

[tweetmeme source=”mikerigsby” only_single=false http://mikerigsby.wordpress.com] As I sit here, I am remembering a time when I was a kid, watching Star Trek and laughing about how ridiculous the gadgets in it were at the time. Tricorders, communicator badges, etc. Now, here … Continue reading

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Turning green from reading about ‘Going Green’?

[tweetmeme source=”mikerigsby” only_single=false http://mikerigsby.wordpress.com] Well me too, but too bad! Don’t worry, this will be my one entry with gratuitous use of the over-used topic. I can’t take all of the credit because our Facilities Department did the majority of … Continue reading

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