Working online

 I have working mostly online for sometime now. I use a combination of Gmail, Google Calendar, Google Docs and Sheets, ProjectPath, Flickr, Mozy Online Backup, and Wordpress. However, the paranoid in me still keeps a local copy of all my documents on home built NAS.Cyber Minimalist: How to Work Almost Completely Online | zen habitsI…

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Enterprise Architecture: Thought Leadership

 James McGovern is an Enterprise Architect at The Hartford, whose focus is on the human aspects of technology around open source, software security, enterprise architecture and agile software development.Enterprise Architecture: Thought LeadershipThe funny thing is that everyone has an opinion on what an IT professional is nowadays. Some will even argue what the word professional…

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An apology

It was bound to happen sooner or later. One of my posts offended someone. To be proper I insulted them. I wrote an invective piece in response to an article by Giles Slade, a writer for Mother Jones. I called him an idiot. Well..... Giles, I apologize. I went too far. Instead of criticizing your…

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Do we all work for Google?

Dave Winer of Scripting News wrote a thought provoking post called Maybe we're writing for Google?. Dave suggest that bloggers are actually writing for Google and the on-line news outlets. Like the public radio stations, maybe we're fooling ourselves if we think we're not writing for Google, as they are fooling themselves into thinking they're…

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