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September 7, 2015

I have recently upgraded to Dragon Professional Individual (NaturallySpeaking) 14.  I use this application extensively to capture initial thoughts while preparing for writing projects and completing drafts of documents.  I have been a loyal Dragon …

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Difficult Conversations and Difficult Self-Control

May 18, 2013
One Angry Cat

We have all experienced the good and the bad of dealing with tech support, information technology departments, and IT people in general.  We have received exceptional customer service and support by understanding people who genuinely …

The “Big Players” are moving to Software-as-a-Service

May 11, 2013

One of my team members has a picture of a rural home that was in for an unlucky day as a funnel cloud heads toward it. The picture is captioned by “The Cloud, it is …

Continuing on…The Internet Never Forgets

May 7, 2013
The digital world

The other day I was ranting about privacy in the digital age. The public does not fully comprehend the potential positive or negative impact of cloud services on their lives; how the information they choose …

The Internet Never Forgets

May 5, 2013
Posting Something You Should Not

An elephant never forgets? Forget that. Try getting something pulled off-line when you really need it to go away. As you will quickly find out, it is nearly impossible to remove information completely off of …

Packet Loss on a Microsoft Surface Tablet Running Windows 8

May 3, 2013 3 Comments

I jumped headlong into testing the Microsoft Surface Pro tablet by turning in my corporate laptop. Being an IT professional, I get attached to the computers I use regularly. I hate to admit it, but …

Read this before you publish Blog Posts in Word 2013!

May 1, 2013 One Comment
Word 2013 New Document Screen

My last post briefly outlined the steps to publish a blog post with Word 2013. Microsoft Word makes a very good tool for creating and publishing blog posts, but once you publish the post you …