The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about 1,900 times in 2014. If it were a cable car, it would take about 32 trips to carry that many people. Click here to see… Read More 2014 in review
Another year has passed and once again I’m thankful for being a survivor of cancer. For me checkups every two years seem to come very fast. However I still do a yearly mole check with a dermatologist. A few months ago I had a benign cyst removed from my arm. Over the last 20 years… Read More 13 years and counting…
The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2013 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: A New York City subway train holds 1,200 people. This blog was viewed about 5,800 times in 2013. If it were a NYC subway train, it would take about 5 trips to carry that many people. Click here to… Read More 2013 in review
The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: 4,329 films were submitted to the 2012 Cannes Film Festival. This blog had 15,000 views in 2012. If each view were a film, this blog would power 3 Film Festivals Click here to see the complete report.
Looking down onto the ocean from above the sky clearly shows one thing: a disaster. Millions of gallons of oil in the ocean, devastated coastline, impacted wildlife and a lightning rod of a topic. Where you sit on this issue depends on what is at risk for you as a person, government, politician, investor, corporation,… Read More BP Oil Spill – Frame of Reference
Do I really need to go out and buy the latest phone from Apple? While it can serve as a nice conversation piece about a nice bright and shinny gadget it is still a gadget. The new features like multi-tasking apps are a me too catch up to Blackberry and Droid. I think the iPhone… Read More iPhone 4 or NOT(iPhone 4) ???
I’m using Microsoft Outlook again after a long hiatus. In my opinion it still remains the benchmark for integrated email and calendar management. While Google Calendar is pretty good it still has not surpassed Outlook Calendar. For me the dilemma is that I’m now a Mac User. While Microsoft does provide an Office product set… Read More Outlook or Entourage? VMware Fusion to the rescue…
Virtualization technology shows no sign of slowing. In fact the levels of abstraction are getting broader and deeper. While several years ago the push began with server virtualization; the momentum continues to build with both storage and network virtualization. Software advancements with servers, storage and networking will continue to yield opportunity for those vendors willing… Read More Who’s Your Virtualization Daddy?
In keeping with a baseball analogy from my previous post, I’ll continue with the analogy. After entering Spring training as an unrestricted free agent and talking to small, medium and large market teams; I officially signed with a new baseball team. It was really hard to leave my old team and fellow baseball players but… Read More Back in the Storage Saddle…
There is so much hype out there today on numerous important world issues. Most people, myself included, want to know the unbiased facts of these issues. If you would like a glimpse into the facts of some of these issues then “Physics For Future Presidents” by Richard A. Muller is a good place to start.… Read More Conservation Conversation