Category: Experience

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

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VCRUNTIME140_1.dll was not found

I hate it when I have to touch anything Microsoft or running on Microsoft. VCRUNTIME140_1.dll is just the latest in the never ending battle with The Gang That Couldn’t Shoot Straight. Today it was OnlyOffice that wanted to force an update on me. Software on Windows has the world’s worst…

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Beware DilyStore Fraud

I buy a lot on-line, almost never get screwed. Made the mistake of thinking DuckDuckGo vetted their shopping. Bought from dilystore.com; got Screwed. Complained to PayPal; got screwed. Involved the U.S. Post Office; got money back. The problem with people today is they all seem to think fixing things is…

dead end road sign
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Beware GlassDoor Company Reviews

Some fools believe they can trust company reviews on Glassdoor.com because they are “vetted.” More fool you! Not long ago I was attempting to place this review for both IBM and Collabera. It’s a true and honest recanting of just how completely void of ethics both companies are. Demanding new-hire…

Amazon warehouse
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What will AWS customers do when Amazon goes out of business?

It is inevitable that Amazon (AMZN) will go under and it will be sooner rather than later. Amazon is now where Sears was and the fall of Amazon will be much faster. I’ve talked a bit about this in my latest book. The topic came up again during an email…

Tight Squeeze
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Collabera and IBM at Navistar

It’s rare in IT consulting to find a pair of companies with fewer ethics. Even rarer when they require you to take ethics training. I’ve written about corporate ethics many times on this blog. Some time prior to 10/06/2021 I was contacted by one of the 32,767 cousins recruiting for…