People are now stealing FRUITCAKES out of break room fridges. Fruitcakes?
Irreverent, unapologetically arrogant and uncensored, IT Professional Services industry veteran Jason Perlow muses on a cornucopia of topics on all matters of Information Technology.
Jason Perlow, Sr. Technology Editor at ZDNet, is a technologist with over two decades of experience integrating large heterogeneous multi-vendor computing environments in Fortune 500 companies. Jason is currently a Partner Technology Strategist with Microsoft Corp. His expressed views do not necessarily represent those of his employer.
Last week, the hearts of many Mac fans skipped a beat when the Mactopia web page on Microsoft's web site disappeared for several hours. As it turned out, it was just a simple glitch, and in a knee-jerk response to blogger Ted Bishop's inquiry about the health of the Mac Business Unit in general, Microsoft had this to say:While the group eliminated some positions, the essence of MacBU will not change.
blogtalkradio's Frugal Networker Ken Hess and I go at it again, this time discussing the use of Linux during challenging economic times. Click here to listen to the podcast.
The Mobile Edge ScanFast Backpack, $99.00, pictured above at the Delta Crown Club at Newark Liberty International Airport B Terminal, is the ideal travel accessory for anyone who does a lot of flying.
In early January, my wife Rachel and I visited Kennedy Space Center, on Merritt Island and Cape Canaveral, Florida. Having never been to a NASA facility before, I was absolutely blown away by the technology and exhibits.
There are those that say that pets resemble their owners. In my case, it couldn't be further from the truth -- I'm the proud owner of two miniature poodles.
As much as many of us would like to continue to revel in the day, the inauguration with all of its rock-concert fanfare, pomp and circumstance is over, and it is finally time for the new administration to get to work.
I heard of today's broadcast email by Steve Jobs via a BlackBerry news alert while I was on vacation in Orlando this week. Frankly, I was one of the many who was willing to accept Jobs' answer of a week or so back that he has "a hormone imbalance" under control, and the testimony from his favorite frozen yogurt store that was willing to vouch for his general healthiness.
Open Source writer Ken Hess has started an Internet radio show on the Blogtalkradio network. I got to be his first guest!
The Windows 7 Operating System has improvements over Windows Vista which include more granular tuning of User Account Control (UAC) security prompts, a reduced memory footprint and improved performance on less powerful systems. But will the "Ribbonization" of the new user interface created by Steven Sinofsky's design team put users off?