Monthly Archives: September 2005

Don’t Worry IT Will Fix It

Today’s eWeek mentioned that almost 50% of employees admit they are more likely to open suspicious emails or Web links on their work comptuer than at home because IT will support them.   Sadly — you already knew this! 🙂  

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Sun vs. Dell

Sun has been busy announcing their new AMD X64 based Servers – clearly competing on Dell’s home turf.    Here are some advertisements from Sun that were rejected! 🙂 Example: “Given how hot and slow our competitor’s server are, it’s … Continue reading

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FREE – Microsoft Visual Basic Books

Thanks to my new Fresno blog buddy Jazzman for pointing out that Microsoft has these two Visual Basic Resources available for F R E E  download! ! !     Introducing Visual Basic 2005 for Developers "Get a focused, first look … Continue reading

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Intel’s Chip Cost is ONLY $40

I’m preparing an article on Intel’s new (confusing) CPU numbering scheme when I came across this recent article on Intel’s manufacturing cost.     So the chip costs $40.00 – and we pay over $600.00?  Ouch!     Got Intel?  

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How to Surf Anonymously

I said in my How to Send an Anonymous Email  – “It used to be that only criminals wanted to surf the Internet anonymously. But today, the need to send an anonymous email, or to visit websites without your identify … Continue reading

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How to Send an Anonymous Email

  It used to be that only criminals wanted to surf the Internet anonymously. But today, the need to send an anonymous email, or to visit websites without your identify being stolen has become a need for all Internet users. … Continue reading

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Microsoft Office 12 – Counterpoint

After reading my previous blog on Microsoft’s upcoming Office 12, one of my clients said: "I’ve been writing letters to my clients since Word 2.0. I’ve purchase all the upgrades to Windows and Office, and I know I’ll get Office 12 … Continue reading

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Microsoft Office 12 – First Look

Next year, Microsoft will release Office 12 with a new look and feel, as demonstrated in this video by Julie Larson-Green.   The new interface allows users to simply “browse, pick, and click” selections; as opposed to the complicated maze of dialog … Continue reading

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Troubleshooting Word with SUPPORT.DOT

  PERSPECTIVE: It’s OK to spend a few days troubleshooting a critical Windows Server, or a day resolving a pesky Windows problem, or half-a-day on an accounting package – but do not waste a great deal of time troubleshooting “some” … Continue reading

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StarTrek Flashback

10 years ago my friend Dan & I wrote games for Paramount’s StarTrek Next Generation’s Website — we still think they are “classically” fun to play!   Let’s see if you can defeat the Borg!    Click –>  Resistance is Futile!  

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