Reading ITs mind – News.comWhile the media may highlight the IT exploits of world-class companies like Wal-Mart and FedEx, in order to understand the current position of the technology sector, it may be more instructive to look at whats happening in “middle America.” After all, the “bleeding edge” developments at high-profile companies are “about as… Continue reading Reading ITs mind
Virtual Teams and Trust. Stanford Business Magazine has an interesting article on managing virtual teams, detailing both advantages and disadvantages: “Task conflict,” Neale says, “is the conflict of ideas or controversy. And this is exactly the kind of conflict that is absolutely essential. It's the type of conflict we want to create and encourage in… Continue reading Virtual Teams and Trust
I just setup my new Martian NetDrive. It's a Mini-itx based wireless file and printer server running Debian Linux.
WASTE looks to be quite interesting. It's great to see more people working to crank up the level of confidentiality on the Internet. I don't think people have any concept of how much sniffing is actually occurring out there, and how easy it has become since the explosion of WiFi. This is why I've been… Continue reading WASTE
Joshua Allen makes some really great points about the fact that many companies to have a “don't ask, don't tell, and please for the love of God don't do anything stupid” attitude related to blogs. There is actually good reason for this: By suggesting that employee blogs might be “officially sanctioned”, or by in some way acknowledging that the… Continue reading Joshua Allen
Add Your Thoughts to Martindale-Hubbell Discussion. I'll be adding a comments feature as soon as I move this blog to a better web server. In the meantime I've started a separate discussion group to facilitate comments on the future of lawyer directories, including Martindale-Hubbell. I'll incorporate the more cogent comments into an essay I'm drafting… Continue reading Add Your Thoughts to Martindale-Hubbell Discussion
New Search Engine: Turbo10. The Register really likes really likes a new contender, Turbo10. [net.law.blog]
Ethically challenged From buying organic to taking the bus, Leo Hickman is trying to adopt a more ethical lifestyle – and he's writing a book about the process. But he needs your help… A very interesting idea!
Hacker Takes a Crack at TiVo. An avid TiVo fan will release a book this summer detailing 100 ways to break into everyone's favorite digital video recorder. While the book's author says he isn't condoning anything illegal, TiVo, the company, said it doesn't encourage people to try the hacks at home. By Elisa Batista. [Wired… Continue reading Hacker Takes a Crack at TiVo
Earth to Microsoft: Why Do You Make it So Hard to Be a Good Customer?. A string of aggravations and a flurry of articles lead me to ask this simple question of Microsoft. Forgive me, but I haven't had a rant for a while. [DennisKennedy.blog]