As we prepare to say goodbye to 2016, and “yo” to 2017, I wanted to let you know something I’m going to try and do next year. When I started this blog, I made it a point to blog every week something I’d learned about careers in IT, with a hope that it might help …
I think most of us can agree that 2016 has been a pretty shitty experience, no?
The Pester Book is now available in its first release. Hop eon over and check it out!
For a while now, I’ve been wanting to lighten my travel load. I currently carry a MacBook Pro 13″ from mid-2014. It’s a great machine, and I really like it, but its weight is non-zero, and it comes with the usual raft of accessories – video dongles, power brick, and whatnot. Thing is, for the most …
Sorry this took so long to get posted – this past week’s been a blur. These are the scripts and files I produced during my TechMentor Orlando 2016 sessions. OneDrive link: https://1drv.ms/u/s!AuGg59ik-MChhS8vhHbcUm6cYNrk And in case that doesn’t work: scripts
If you’ve been following the news (oh look, Yahoo was hacked again), then you know that everyone’s a target for hacking. I’ve explained before that even companies in the “we don’t have anything anyone would want to hack” do, in fact, have something someone would want to hack – often information that can stepping-stone the …
(This is about politics, but it won’t be political). Many of my non-US friends are looking at our post-election cycle and wondering “WTF, guys?” They primarily live in parliamentarian countries, and the US electoral system is indeed a bit Byzantine from that perspective. So here’re the basics:
I was a SysOp. In the 1980s, I helped run the BBS for TCUG, the Tidewater Commodore Users’ Group. It ran on a C-64, and ran ColorBBS. I was a SysOp again in my first IT job, which was night-shift AS/400 Operator. I ran backups, mainly. Mmm, mag tape.