When you think of the Internet of Things, do you think about your home? I don't. To me, IoT is an industrial thing and not a home thing. I'm just not ready for a fully internet connected home.
There are no sacred cows to someone who believes that consumer devices and self-service IT are the keystones of the new business model. IT Apologist Ken Hess takes on Consumerization and bring your own device.
Kenneth 'Ken' Hess is a full-time Windows and Linux system administrator with 20 years of experience with Mac, Linux, UNIX, and Windows systems in large multi-data center environments.
Earth to Echo Director Dave Green and I had a short chat about his upcoming (July 2) movie that takes us on a first-person look at first contact. The movie features an interesting film technique and some intriguing film technology.
This week's Great Debate put David Chernicoff and me into the virtual ring to discuss optimizing data center security either with an overhaul or with incremental changes. I took the overhaul side, but not without reservation.
How you, as an IT pro, prepare for the coming Internet of Things says a lot about you and your company's future in that space. Policy changes aside, there's a list of things you can do to prepare.
Is it a real thing or paranoia to think that 80 percent of IT administrators fear exposure through mobile devices? It's both a real thing and it requires a healthy dose of paranoia to appropriately fear the coming Internet of Things.
Contrary to what's happening in some companies, telecommuting is on the rise. The concept of the 8-to-5 office is dying an overdue death as non-traditional workplaces usurp topless cubicle farms.
On Wednesday, NBC's Brian Williams airs an hour long interview with now NSA document thief and 'whistleblower', Edward Snowden. He was also featured at SXSW this year. Do we really want to give him this much air time?
Security breaches, malware, viruses, ransomware, and just poorly written free software makes one wonder, 'Is the free software model really working'? I'd have to say, 'Not really'.
ABC's war correspondent Mike Boettcher embeds technology, his son, and himself into 'The Hornet's Nest' in Afghanistan's most dangerous territory. He might be the ultimate teleworker.
It might come as no surprise that you can downgrade your Microsoft operating system one level, from Windows 8.x to Windows 7, for example, but did you know that you can limbo all the way down to Windows 95? You can.