March, 2009

  • "I'm just not cool enough to be a Mac person"

    Last night while watching an amazing basketball game between Memphis and Missouri I saw the commercial I have been dreaming about making for a long long time.  So here's the deal, I hear all the time how "cool" Apple is, and no one seems...
  • Dell 1409X

    In the United States we have the privilege of paying taxes on our income to help fund the programs of the State and Federal government.  Every year there is a "True up" called a tax "Filing" to ensure that you are paying what...
  • "Outliers" March Book of the Month

    I love to read!  I can't remember a time when I didn't love books and stories.  I decided a couple of weeks ago that each month I will share a summary and review of a book that I have read and would recommend reading.  I have a widely ranging...
  • The Fastest Server on Earth

    Motorcycles and servers are an odd combination that a first glance seem to have nothing in common with the exception being that most men seem to love the thought of both of them.  I certainly do!  Matt Hester has a post out today where he interviews...
  • IE8 Release and the worst 5 minutes and 13 seconds of marketing I have seen in a long time.

    Last week Microsoft announced the release of Internet Explorer 8. This updated edition of the browser is very good indeed. I have used and recommend using it as your primary browser. It has some great intuitive functions. Search is simpler that it has...
  • Watch Every NCAA Basketball Tournament Game

    Silverlight streaming has helped to change the way we think about online media distribution.  We saw it bring last years NCAA Tournament games to a broad online audience for the first time.  We saw it used to bring us the Summer Olympics from...
  • Thrive

      “In tough times, the good will survive, but only the best will Thrive!  Are you thriving?  Visit the Thrive site and learn how to enhance your technical skills, advance your career, and elevate IT as the business leader.  These...
  • Windows 7 Rocks Contest

    I really enjoy video when it is used to convey concepts in technology.   Matt Hester and Keith Combs are hosting a contest sponsored by Microsoft and the prizes are pretty incredible.  A New Laptop.  XBOX360 . Zune .  If you have...