Experience

CS Graduate Falsehoods

April 11, 2021

What should be the #1 entry on this list of CS Graduate Falsehoods is missing: Agile is valid Software Engineering Otherwise that list of computer science graduate falsehoods is rather good. No list could be complete, but, other than missing Agile, that list does a good job of identifying computer

Lousy Software Policies of Microsoft Windows 10

Lenovo M93p ThinkCentre front
January 28, 2021

Been a long time since I had Windows as a primary OS on any machine I cared about. I had forgotten Microsoft’s lousy software policies. Nobody could really forget the lousy software or why <ALT><CTRL><DEL> became ingrained in the mind of generations. You can forget the really bad design when

Hackers Aren’t Your Biggest Danger – It’s the Low Wages You Pay Your Cleaning Crew and the Power Plug

January 22, 2021

Everybody thinks the power plug story is an Urban Legend or IT myth. When I answered this question about the strangest “computer bug” I had ever encountered, one of the stories I told was the power plug story. If you are old and been in IT a long time, you