Monthly Archives: August 2012

Wouldn’t It be Nice….A Trekkie Rant on Databases

Maybe I’m spoiled because we’re in the “information age,” but sometimes the right information is difficult to find.

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Just What is ‘The Cloud,’ Anyway? Expert Reveals Basics of Cloud Computing

I love it when people come up with esoteric terms for simple concepts. Now, sometimes it can be done to elevate something simple, the way Roseanne Barr used the term “Domestic Engineer” to define her role as a housewife. Other … Continue reading

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Apple, Verizon – Touch Your Gloves and Come Out Fighting! Why Apple May Enter the Wireless Service Business

When it comes to doing the unthinkable and making people think, “Why didn’t someone do that before?” — Apple is the best of the best. Back in the mid-1990s, the music industry scoffed at the idea that the Internet would … Continue reading

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Smart Homes: How Tech Can Make Your House Really Cool

You’re at the airport for the early morning flight, and even though you got up, packed, got to the airport and made it through security, you’re not really awake yet. Then it hits — did you remember to turn the … Continue reading

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Hey, Remember the PC? No, They Aren’t Dead Yet, and They Are Making a Comeback

It’s starting to get a little ridiculous. You have your smartphone, your laptop, your Kindle, your tablet and way back in the closet, you might be hiding a big ‘ol tower for your old PC. Don’t toss it, yet, though. … Continue reading

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How Much Does Tech Influence Your Life? Turn It All Off For a Day and Find Out

When I dive into a new project for a client, I have a tendency to be a bit myopic. I’ll focus all my energy into the architecture and the code, and before I know it, it’s many hours later, and … Continue reading

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