I was recently in an online discussion about whether or not technologists should use “managed services” like the one I work for.Read More Plus ça change, plus c’est la même chose
A coworker at my previous job once said in response to my whining a bit about having just lost 700 songs from my digital music library “Let go of your music collection!”. That got me thinking, long and hard.Read More I don’t WANT to let go! The Media Rip Saga – Part 1: Formats and Tools.
Working for Amazon has been a revelation to me in ways large and small.Read More Hacking the Wetware
A couple of years back, frustrated by the challenges of running my own WordPress site, I decided to give Pelican a try.Read More I Pushed the “Easy” Button 🙂
One of the things I have always enjoyed about what I do is that I have, from pretty much day 1 in the technology industry, worn many hats. No matter what my job title said, I have always done pretty much whatever needs doing whether or not it crosses into what others might consider a discipline that’s not […]Read More The Joy of DevOps (Or, Return of the Living Generalist!)
Because I and about a zillion other jilted Reader fans have now found Feedly. Feedly is what Reader wanted to be when it grew up, but never had the chance to become. Yes, it’s that good.Read More I’m Glad Google Is Retiring Reader.
Today Google announced that they were releasing a new Composer for GMail. It’s awful. They made the window small, and right justified it. I feel like I have to crane my neck at an unnatural angle in order to see what I’m writing, and worse yet, they’ve turned my good old message composition interface into something […]Read More I’ve gone native. (Or – Google’s UI and I are parting ways)
For me, this election is personal. When a candidate and the party that backs him set out to legislate what goes on in the bedroom (telling us who to love and marry) and in the doctor's office (making decisions about my reproductive health and that of my wife) it's an affront to me and every […]Read More What This Election Means To Me
Apparently, Amazon bought the company that makes Stanza quite a while ago, and if one can believe what one reads, they did so for the sole purpose of killing it. This is a stupid move on their part if true.Read More Amazon is doing itself a dis-service by killing Stanza
I’ve noticed that as I get older, getting enough good sleep has become more and more of an issue…Read More Sleeeepy (And old :P)