Many times people conflate the Internet and the World Wide Web. They are not the same and it is worth knowing the difference to understand better the technologies which modern living relies upon.
These topics can get pretty deep but I’ll keep it high level and simple. Let’s have a look…Read More »
Over the years, in various positions, I’ve participated in many projects as a developer, lead developer, architect, jack-of-all-trades administrator, etc. I’ve also had the opportunity to lead technical projects as well.
This post focuses on techniques I have employed to successfully manage technical projects. Read on for tips regarding meetings, communication, and building your confidence.Read More »
The age old question of nature vs nurture influences the careers we have and the jobs we get. After being involved in software engineering most of my career, a question that comes to mind is: “can anyone do my job?” Can anyone, provided the right inputs, achieve the same output such as being a developer, systems administrator, or managing people and projects?
My conclusions have evolved over time. Read on to hear my ruminations about how our personality influences our work!Read More »
From the Cold War onward there was a wide array of new technologies created such as GPS, NASA, ballistic missiles, and nuclear proliferation. Among these was what came to be known as the Intenet. Fast forward over 60+ years later the COVID-19 pandemic swept the globe.
What do the Internet and the pandemic have in common? It’s got to do with the Internet but not how you might think – read on…Read More »
Another year recedes into the horizon and a new year dawns upon us. I’ve been thinking about what to make of the past couple of years and also how to look forward to the next. It’s been a while since I last posted so let’s get back as I share my commentary of the past, present, and future…Read More »
I’ve been putting on backyard fireworks shows for family and friends for a few years now. Each year becomes progressively bigger, more complicated, and I hope better. COVID-19 was a big obstacle to getting fireworks and supplies but we managed to put on a show for people.
Read on to see the show, details of construction, preparation, bloopers, and lessons learned.Read More »
Today, January 28th, is the annual Data Privacy Day.
Read on for data privacy hygiene tips!Read More »