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How Completely Messed Up Practices Become Normal

by @ Monday, January 4th, 2016. Filed under general

Absolutely awesome article. http://danluu.com/wat/ As far as I can tell, what happens at these companies is that they started by concentrating almost totally on product growth. That’s completely and totally reasonable, because companies are worth approximately zero when they’re founded; they don’t bother with things that protect them from losses, like good ops practices or […]

Enabling Adware Killer in Windows Defender

by @ Monday, November 30th, 2015. Filed under general

To activate the adware killer feature in Windows Defender an entry in the registry under HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Policies\Microsoft\ Windows Defender\MpEngine with a DWORD named “MpEnablePus” with the value “1”. Rating 4.00 out of 5

Awarded 2015 Microsoft MVP for Directory Services

by @ Thursday, October 1st, 2015. Filed under general

  I tricked Microsoft again… I have been awarded the Microsoft MVP award for Windows Server Directory Services for 2015. Every year starting in and since 2001 now. Doesn’t much matter at work though. I still have people who have never even logged into a production Domain Controller who feel their opinion has the same […]

40% Off Selected LifeStraw Products Amazon Daily Deal

by @ Friday, July 24th, 2015. Filed under general

This is very cool stuff. Out hiking and need water but afraid to drink from local sources? Get the lifestraw water bottle and fill it and drink with confidence. Going to a country where you aren’t sure about the water supply (hello my friends going on vacations to exotic places or traveling to those low […]

AMAZON PRIME DAY, amazing deals all day! Better than Black Friday

by @ Wednesday, July 15th, 2015. Filed under general

http://amzn.to/1TCk3zw Rating 3.00 out of 5

Amazon Fire Phone on Sale…

by @ Wednesday, July 8th, 2015. Filed under general, tech

32GB Amazon Fire Phone is on sale for $159.00 and includes free 1 year Prime Membership (value $99.00) so you are getting the phone for $60. That is worth ordering just for a camera/music player. http://amzn.to/1J4hnTI   If you already have Prime, your current subscription will be renewed for an additional year. What if I’m […]

The simplest most elegant solutions are the most sexy…

by @ Thursday, June 25th, 2015. Filed under general

The simplest most elegant solutions are the most sexy. Those are the ones that have real life down the road. I am far more impressed and joyful at simple solutions than complex ones stacked up with all sorts of various interconnections. In the end, don’t build the Titanic when a paddle boat will do.    […]

DETROIT STEM POWERED 2ND ANNUAL SUMMER CAMP FUND RAISING

by @ Friday, May 8th, 2015. Filed under general

Some may recall that I shared a great charity on my blog last year about this time, it is that time again. https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/stempowered-fostering-curiosity–2#home Here is a video showing some highlights from last year: In case that embedded video doesn’t load properly, you can see it directly at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EHvLcExBQB4 As I said last year This is […]

Great Sale on Hammock at Amazon

by @ Friday, April 24th, 2015. Filed under general

Anytime I stumble on a really good deal I try to share it with my friends! Awesome double hammock for when you are fed up fighting with computers. I was just looking at these the other day and it was $130, now it is only $95 and Amazon Prime eligible. Note the image below is […]

MaaS???

by @ Monday, April 13th, 2015. Filed under general

Machine as a Service… Skynet is coming… Security Guard Robot – only $6.95 an hour. http://knightscope.com/order.html Rating 3.00 out of 5

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