Category Archives: Information Technology

Posts relating to the IT industry

Long Hours Kill You

By | May 17, 2021

The WHO (World Health Organization) recently published a study claiming working long hours will kill you. I agree, though I routinely do it. Here’s the difference for me. I routinely work 80-90+ hour weeks when on a project. This is an on-site project far away from home. I don’t do touristy things. I don’t often,… Read More »

Was Getting Rid of Norton on Your Weekend To-Do List?

By | May 16, 2021

What started off as “fix Norton” became a “get rid of Norton” item on my to-do list this weekend. I am soooooo happy now. Let me be up front and state that professionals don’t use Microsoft products. Of the six to twelve machines in my office at any given time there is no more than… Read More »

Business/Enterprise Class Computing

By | April 29, 2021

We now have a generation of kids who never worked on real computers, only x86 platforms; so Business Class Computing needs to be explained. This all started with an exchange I had on the qt-interest list with someone I respect. -Text isn’t a stream. Katepart would disagree. part of the exchange, their response to my… Read More »

CS Graduate Falsehoods

By | 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 science graduate falsehoods. Some recent… Read More »