Category Archives: Experience

What life gives you when it doesn’t give you want you want.

Lousy Software Policies of Microsoft Windows 10

By | 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 you only let Windows run… Read More »

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

By | 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 have encountered it. I talk… Read More »

Who Do You Trust?

By | November 27, 2020

Poking around this morning I stumbled into this post talking about what your email address says about you. The “Who do you trust?” question hits everyone with an email address, but technical recruiters most often. I love the survey results, even if they did only survey their own members. The graphic found later in the… Read More »

The Bottom for Technical Recruiting Just Keeps Getting Lower

By | November 11, 2020

Ordinarily I wouldn’t drag something this specific onto my geek blog, but every time I try to reply to the pimps email it bounces. I had never heard of gandi.net. Given how well their email works I suspect they won’t be around for very long. Why do I need to have an unsubscribe link when… Read More »