Category Archives: Random Rants

The True Weight of a Cloud

[tweetmeme source=”mikerigsby” only_single=false http://mikerigsby.wordpress.com] So, you’ve heard of Cloud Computing. Or, maybe you haven’t. For those who don’t know what Cloud Computing is, here is a definition, per Wikipedia: “Cloud computing is Internet-based computing, whereby shared resources, software and information … Continue reading

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Corporate Inbreeding

[tweetmeme source=”mikerigsby” only_single=false http://mikerigsby.wordpress.com] Ok, let me get this straight. Maybe someone can help clear up my confusion. At least here in the Pacific NW, Starbucks and McDonalds are saying they are competing with each other. Why you ask? Starbucks … Continue reading

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United We Geek!

[tweetmeme source=”mikerigsby” only_single=false http://mikerigsby.wordpress.com] First off, some disclaimers for the sake of liability and not meaning to piss off anyone. 1. This blog entry is my own personal opinion. If others share that opinion, that is their right. If they … Continue reading

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Anti-Malware Botnet

[tweetmeme source=”mikerigsby” only_single=false http://mikerigsby.wordpress.com] I’m sending this random thought as a Blog update since it’ll be too long winded to fit in Twitter. My thought: Anti-virus/Anti-spyware software is by nature, Defensive. It’s quite possible that, by the time your software … Continue reading

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Fighting the Stereotypes

[tweetmeme source=”mikerigsby” only_single=false http://mikerigsby.wordpress.com] A couple different things have happened to me this morning that have prompted me to do what all modern day ‘ranters’ do, and that’s post a blog entry about it. So, bear with me as I … Continue reading

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The gospel of coffee

[tweetmeme source=”mikerigsby” only_single=false http://mikerigsby.wordpress.com] Caffeine is my shepherd; I shall not doze. It maketh me to wake in green pastures. It leadeth me beyond the sleeping masses.It restoreth my buzz. It leadeth me in the paths of consciousness for its … 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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