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So Your Home Printer Just Ran Out of Ink . . .

Home printing and printers are the bane of my existence.  I’m very spoiled.  My employer is a large law firm.  Law firms excel at killing trees (i.e. printing reams and reams and reams of paper).  I’ve had access to exceptional … Continue reading

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Windows 10? Here are privacy issues you should consider

http://thenextweb.com/microsoft/2015/07/29/wind-nos/ More and more reasons to try or switch to Linux.  Beware of Windows 10 “Free” upgrade … it will only cost your privacy. Posted from WordPress for Android via my Samsung smartphone. Please excuse any misspellings. Ciao, Jon

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Article: Google executives explain why the MBA approach to building things is ‘stupid’

Google executives explain why the MBA approach to building things is ‘stupid’ http://venturebeat.com/2015/02/06/google-executives-explain-why-the-mba-approach-to-building-things-is-stupid/ Expect the unexpected. Posted from WordPress for Android via my Samsung smartphone. Please excuse any misspellings. Ciao, Jon

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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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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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