I searched the ‘net’ trying to figure out who or what is verification fr as displayed by my caller ID. It turns out it was a phone bank service hired by the San Francisco Chronicle to verify that I am receiving my newspaper. The service called several times but up until today no human was … Read More “VERIFICATION FR” »
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Things to blog about: 1. Why the poster for reporting corporate fraud depict a twenty something blue-collar worker stealing toilet paper vs. a sixty something white collar executive flying to Aruba to learn new management techniques. 2. Social Media in the regulated corporation: The truth no one wants to address. 3. What ever happened to … Read More “Before I forget” »
1.1 Purpose This white paper is intended to propose and address an architectural framework for social media within the constructure of the corporation. The specific objective is to raise the awareness of the reader and guide the enterprise towards a holistic view of social media and differentiate social media from its corporate derivative. For the … Read More “Social Media in the Corporation” »
There is a desire at work to participate in social media. The ‘powers that be’ wish to know how the corporation can (choose verb) leverage, utilize, market, consume, advantagize [sic] the hyperbole surrounding blogs, vlogs, wikis and blikis. There has been expressed a desire to purchase property on Second Life and (choose verb) promote, market, … Read More “My Second Life” »
What do two boys, one man and one woman have in common? We all have had the stomach flu for the last six days. Ethan started us all off on Sunday. He passed it to me on Wednesday. I gave it to Regina on Thursday and she graciously gave it to Alexander on Friday. For … Read More “Stomach Flu day 6” »
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Your CEO sends daily messages about how ‘good’ the company is doing. Your attrition rate is higher than than the unemployment rate. Suddenly HR is showing up to your engineering meetings. You WANT to be laid off. You show up to work and have an eery feeling the rapture happened and you were left behind. … Read More “Top ten signs your company is doomed” »
Challenge: Install Linux on HP Compaq NC6400 Centrino Duo Core CPU T7200 The challengers were Fedora, Gentoo and Ubuntu. I’m a fanboy of Gentoo and threw it in the mix. I know performance with Gentoo vs. non-source distributions is negligible but hey you’ve got to be true to your peeps, right? First up was Redhat … Read More “Fedora, Gentoo and Ubuntu (part 1)” »
I can stand people who use proximity car alarms. We have one going off every ten minutes in the company technology campus lot. If you own this car TURN OFF the alarm!