In December 2016, I made a resolution to blog more. Blogging – well, writing in general – is a great outlet for me. My thoughts become more organized when I put fingers to keyboard, and it feels great to get some of my experiences down in a way that can help someone else maybe change their perspective on things just a bit, or expand their horizons.
I was having a vigorous debate about the Electoral College with a friend the other evening, and thought I’d share. Oddly, although I’ve kind of knee-jerk been against the E.C. for a long time, I found myself arguing for it.
It’s been fun to watch Microsoft pitch cloud, cloud, cloud, Azure, cloud, fluffy cloud, with relatively little attention devoted to Windows Server these days. In fact, I’m told it almost caused a semi-rebellion in the Windows Server team, who was all like, “um, we bring in eleventy billion bucks a year, love us please?” But let’s imagine why that might be.
There’s no reason to remember these – I just figured heck, it’s the end of the year, let’s do something interesting.