Enterprise Knowledge Base (and Microsoft’s Lack Thereof)

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Once businesses reach a certain size (usually when they have two or more people filling the same role–e.g. two client support people or two devops people) they realize they need a repository where they can store knowledge to be shared internally across the organization. That first knowledge base probably consists of some .doc files in… Continue reading Enterprise Knowledge Base (and Microsoft’s Lack Thereof)

Musings on the Metaverse

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The idea of a metaverse captured the imagination of many a young geek after reading the early works of William Gibson and Neal Stephenson. IRC allowed us to chat with fellow computer enthusiasts around the globe in real-time. The web came along and added graphics to the stream of information entering our homes via crackles… Continue reading Musings on the Metaverse

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Three tactics for being productive when feeling overwhelmed

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In our quest to be as productive as we possibly can we often end up taking on more than we can possibly do. These tasks and commitments can come at us from friends, family, and colleagues but a lot of what fills up our inbox, calendar, and to-do list is self-inflicted. Prolonged anxiousness or feeling… Continue reading Three tactics for being productive when feeling overwhelmed

True tales of hackers, crackers, and the Feds playing both sides

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I grew up as a computer nerd catching the end of the BBS era and the dawn of the World Wide Web right about the time I started high school. Much time was spent using Qmodem to access local BBSs, play Legend of the Red Dragon, download shareware, and eventually browse Usenet. I idolized hackers… Continue reading True tales of hackers, crackers, and the Feds playing both sides

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