Category Archives: Technology

Article: Virtual desktops don’t replace EMM

Virtual desktops don’t replace EMM https://gigaom.com/2015/01/18/virtual-desktops-dont-replace-emm/ The firm I work for does both MDM and VDI. That’s the nature of IT support in legal firms. Access whenever wherever and however but still securely. Posted from WordPress for Android via my … Continue reading

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​Loki’s Wager is Why You Can’t Win Arguments on the Internet

http://io9.com/lokis-wager-is-why-you-cant-win-arguments-on-the-inter-1679484756 My advice to people tempted to argue in cyberspace is always: “Don’t Feed the Trolls! ” Posted from WordPress for Android via my Samsung smartphone. Please excuse any misspellings. Ciao, Jon

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Comcast and Time Warner Cable hike modem fees as much as 33%. Time to buy your own. January 02

http://money.cnn.com/2015/01/02/technology/comcast-time-warner-cable-modem/ I guess I’d better scrutinize my Time Warner bill this month.  And maybe start pricing cable modems. Posted from WordPress for Android via my Samsung smartphone. Please excuse any misspellings. Ciao, Jon

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First Snowden. Then tracking you on wheels. Now spies on a plane. Yes, surveillance is everywhere | The Guardian

http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2014/nov/15/spies-plane-surveillance-us-marshals I first saw this latest revelation of our own government’s continued disregard for our privacy late last week.  I agree with this article’s closing question: Why are my Senators and Congressmen silent on this issue? Posted from WordPress for … Continue reading

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Internet traffic jams are widespread in the US, and are probably about to get a lot worse | The Verge

http://www.theverge.com/2014/10/31/7138449/m-lab-netflix-comcast-verizon-isp-business-dispute-congestion-traffic-interconnection ISP interconnection has a substantial impact on consumer internet performance –sometimes a severely negative impact — and that business relationships between ISPs, and not major technical problems, are at the root of the problems we observed. An interesting study … Continue reading

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Article: Windows 10 Technical Preview Gives Microsoft New Shocking Spying Privileges

Windows 10 Technical Preview Gives Microsoft New Shocking Spying Privileges http://www.forbes.com/sites/gordonkelly/2014/10/06/windows-10-spying/ Wow!  Yet another reason I prefer open source operating systems. Be very wary of M$ OS 10 and read your EULAs and Privacy Agreements very carefully. Posted from WordPress … Continue reading

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NPR: Forgotten Female Programmers Who Created Modern Tech

 But every time you write on a computer, play a music file or add up a number with your phone’s calculator, you are using tools that might not exist without the work of these women. — Laura Sydell, The Forgotten … Continue reading

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