Once Through the Firewall

Sites like eMessenger are often very useful. I once memorized the URLs to AOL’s and and Yahoo’s web-based IM clients. When I started keeping my bookmarks online that made it easier. Occasionally I have found myself needing to chat without being able to start up a client. For instance, going off to a training or… Continue reading Once Through the Firewall

UFO Seeker Hacker

Poor guy. I am curious about how people come up with the figures they do about how much damage a hacker caused. My guess is whatever they spend to fix the problem. So… holes in computers they should have patched by didn’t or software they should have purchased but didn’t until the hacker caused the… Continue reading UFO Seeker Hacker

Internet Elephant (in the Corner)

In the web design and web application world, Internet Explorer is always the Elephant in the Corner. The most popular web browser is one of the more cantankerous and annoying web browsers to design HTML and JavaScript for use inside it. For a long time a few web designers have preached a need for Web… Continue reading Internet Elephant (in the Corner)

Company Culture

In this article, Rands describes the building of a company culture in getting a software product to 1.0. Company culture has become a topic of interest to me lately. In taking a new job in a place with a very different mindset, I want to better understand my component in this machine. Thoughts in my… Continue reading Company Culture

Looking Upstream

Looking Upstream Originally uploaded by sneezypb. A new camera gave me reason to go wander. I visited Watkinsville and souhgt out the “Elder Covered Bridge”. Later, I visited the Georgia State Botanical Gardens. Click on the picture to get into the stream.