Workplace blues in election aftermath. Tech industry workers find that the election's outcome is affecting workplace morale, concentration. … [Meerkat: An Open Wire Service]
Political tactics in selling Operating Systems. I didn't know how to title this entry, as I am still trying to get the mud slinging US political election out of my head. You know the one. Where everyone slings mud at everyone else, meanwhile it only looks like everyone is dirty. Well, that happens with operating… Continue reading Political tactics in selling Operating Systems
Not secrets. The Democratic Party lost big yesterday. They lost the popular vote. They lost the electoral college. They lost the Senate. They lost the House. I've mentioned before that in 2000, I was having a hard time choosing between Gore and Nader. And I've mentioned that Kerry wasn't my first choice. No; what brought… Continue reading Not secrets
Computer Security and Liability. Information insecurity is costing us billions. We pay for it in theft: information theft, financial theft. We pay for it in productivity loss, both when networks stop working and in the dozens of minor security inconveniences we all have to endure. We pay for it when we have to buy security… Continue reading Computer Security and Liability
Good and evil. My pitch to Democrats: lets go back to the beginning, to the intellectual foundation. Lets talk about good and evil. Lets not be afraid to use those words. The idea is to stand for something, a real morality, rather than use fear-disguised-as-morality as a wedge issue. [inessential.com]
Sorting through the rubble. While I still await the results from Ohio, New Mexico, and Iowa, Im not optimistic. Sorry, Matt, but I dont see a lot of hope out of this election; if we couldnt beat this administration in a fair fight after the last four years, we need some serious overhauling. Im thinking… Continue reading Sorting through the rubble
Back from Florida. Had a wonderful vacation.